TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice is distributing $3.5 million to over 500 New Jersey law enforcement agencies to purchase or replace body armor vests for their officers, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Wednesday.
CLARK — The Clark chapter of UNICO held its 4th annual Italian American Feast during the three-day Columbus weekend. The feast consisted of many of your favorite Italian foods, rides, games, novelty vendors, entertainment, raffles and so much more.
ELIZABETH–Benedictine Academy students, faculty, staff and administrators joined in a Walkathon on Oct. 6, and raised over $2500 to contribute to breast cancer research.
ELIZABETH — Josephine’s Place is sponsoring its 7th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. A donation of $150 per person or a table of ten for $1,500 includes cocktail hour, dinner and live musical entertainment.
EDISON — The Edison Recreation Department is offering a bus trip to see the 2010 version of the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
NEWARK — New Jersey residents often take advantage of the cool, comfortable temperatures of autumn to enjoy the beauty of nature and clean up around their homes. The experts at the New Jersey Poison Control Center are urging homeowners to be aware this fall of some potential dangers lurking in parks, in fields and yards, under leaves and in gutters.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT kicks off its annual high school student poster design contest on October 18. The goal of the contest is to encourage others to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact.
UNION COUNTY — For all those interested in historic restoration and the challenges involved in saving century-old buildings, Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend will include a special treat this year.
EAST BRUNSWICK — If you’re looking for a good scare this Halloween season, the Middlesex County 4-H Teen Council invite you to their Haunted House every Friday and Saturday in October from 7 to 11 p.m.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT has released national and state-specific data for all 50 states that helps answer the question: Are students prepared for college and career? The analysis reveals likely shortfalls in high-growth career fields as well as inadequate preparation to succeed in coursework required for these fields.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Kenneth B. Moss, the Felix Posen Chair of Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University, will return to his alma mater to deliver a talk about the unlikely Jewish cultural renaissance that emerged between 1917 and 1921 in the midst of war and revolutionary upheaval in the Russian empire.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will have a Halloween curfew in effect for the weekend of the holiday, according to Acting Police Chief EJ McDonald.
Some people go into business for themselves so they can call their own shots; others turn to self-employment after falling victim to today’s chronic unemployment rates.