ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to compete for nearly $115,000 in prize money by participating in the Bill of Rights Institute’s fifth annual Being an American Essay Contest.
EAST BRUNSWICK – To recognize Elijah’s Promise, this year’s recipient of the 2010 Tree of Hope, a live fruit tree will be planted outside of the organization’s Culinary School located at 211 Livingston Ave in New Brunswick.
LACEY TOWNSHIP–Last week when the media learned that “Jersey Shore” reality television “princess” Snooki Poliizi had logged in community service hours at Associated Humane Societies Popcorn Park, the refuge’s real Princess began another year of doing what she does best.
UNION – The Tabor family will visit Calvary Assembly of God in Union on Sunday, Sept. 19, to talk about their missionary work in Cambodia.
NEW PROVIDENCE — Springfield Avenue and South Street will turn into a giant block party from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19.
EDISON — The Internal Revenue Service will host a special open house on Saturday, Sept. 25 to help taxpayers –– especially veterans and people with disabilities –– solve tax problems and respond to IRS notices.
UNION — The Union Public Library will feature “Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities” presented by Ralph Gerstein, special education attorney, on Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.
RAHWAY — The parish family of St. Thomas Church, Rahway will host their annual rummage sale this weekend.
CAMDEN – Thursday night’s game between the Newark Bears and Camden Riversharks was suspended in the top of the 8th inning at Campbell’s Field in Camden, New Jersey. The Bears were leading 5-4.
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – The Kean University field hockey team scored their first goal five minutes into action and didn’t look back as they cruised to a 7-0 victory over host Salve Regina University Thursday evening.
JERSEY CITY– William Paterson University swept New Jersey City University, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-12) in the 2010 New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both schools on Thursday evening at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center on “Coach Charlie Brown Court.”
Flea Market • Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Oasis Christian Center, 2052 St. Georges Ave., will host a flea market to benefit the Leslie McCarthy Family Fund. For info, call Joyce Johnson at 1-908- 419-1398 or Jackie Kurzweil at 1-908-327-3000.
LAKEWOOD – Thursday night’s Game Three of the South Atlantic League Championship Series was postponed because of rain.