EDISON– In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Menlo Park Mall is joining with other Simon Property Group malls in the NY/NJ region to Paint the Mall Pink, a grassroots program designed to highlight breast cancer awareness that will also feature pink elements throughout the mall during the month of October.
EDISON — For many students, the essay is the most difficult and daunting component of the college application. Perhaps your student is completely overwhelmed by the essay and has no idea what to write, or maybe he or she has a draft that you feel needs some work.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OLD BRIDGE–After Florence Kroner’s serious bout with pneumonia and extended hospitalization at Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) in Old Bridge six years ago, her breathing was not the same.
CLARK — On Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17, the Dr. Robinson Museum in Clark will partake in Four Centuries in a Weekend. The museum’s hours of operation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday will be from noon to 5 p.m.
OLD BRIDGE–Chief William Volkert announced that the Old Bridge Police Department will be implementing a Citizens Police Academy beginning Tuesday, Nov. 16.
UNION COUNTY— A public education forum, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield. The event is free and open to the public.
PERTH AMBOY – Approximately 700 runners, walkers and those passionate about fighting breast cancer hit the pavement in Perth Amboy during the city’s second annual Central New Jersey Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-mile Health Walk.
PERTH AMBOY – The city’s Police Department, in collaboration with the Office on Aging, will allow Perth Amboy seniors to get a unique perspective on law enforcement.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Show, is currently on display at Meadows Lakes at 300 Meadow Lakes in East Windsor.
MARTINSVILLE—Thirty-seven Pingry seniors are recognized for exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
STATE – The Stuttering Foundation has many resources for teachers so they can help a student who stutters. Teachers who take the time to learn how to react to stuttering can be an asset to that student’s having a good learning experience in the classroom and being a participant in the class.
RAHWAY — The Rahway High School Marching Band finished in fourth place at the United States Scholastic Band Association competition held on Saturday, Oct. 2 at the new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford.