EDISON — The Banjo Rascals will be featured on Tuesday, Sept. 14, as part of the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County’s Various Sounds of Music series.
MADISON, Wis. – Clearing tropical forest in the Amazon basin boosts the rate of malaria by nearly 50 percent, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported recently.
ELIZABETH –United Way of Greater Union County launched its 2010 annual fundraising campaign on Sept. 1. Officials have set a goal of $4.3 million.
PINOLE, Calif. – Last year, National Punctuation Day held a baking contest, but this year event organizers are trying something a little more literary.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A new season of Master Gardener Environmental & Community Stewardship classes will be starting soon at the Middlesex County EARTH Center at Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue in South Brunswick.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NEWARK – Brian Barton belted a three-run homer and Sandy Madera and Randy Gress each had a solo shot as the Newark Bears defeated the Bridgeport Bluefish 10-7 Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
SCOTCH PLAINS — During the summer, Zachary Rauch of Scotch Plains played soccer in Brazil with a select team, mostly comprised of players from California. A boys and girls team are representing ProSelect Soccer’s International Training program in the environs of Rio de Janiero.
EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was invited to speak at the National Tar Wars Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 26 and 27.
LAKEWOOD – The BlueClaws offense struck early and often Wednesday night, as Lakewood clinched the second half title with a decisive 14-2 thrashing of the Augusta GreenJackets.
LAKEWOOD – Four BlueClaws, Jonathan Singleton, Sebastian Valle, Jonathan Villar, and manager Mark Parent, were among those named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team, it was announced Wednesday by League President Eric Krupa.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Melissa Servedio of Rahway spent her summer interning at Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Recruit Danielle A. Ristovski, daughter of Kyle M. Alvarez of Hillside and Dragan Ristovski of Edison, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.