(StatePoint) The start of a new school year is a hectic time for families. Between shopping for clothes and supplies, doctor appointments and adjusting to new schedules, parents and children can feel frazzled and frayed.
(StatePoint) Looking for a way to reduce those monthly bills and expenditures? Try cutting your housekeeping expenses.
ELIZABETH – The Irish Business Association, will host its 2010 Golf Outing at the Basking Ridge Country Club in Basking Ridge, on Monday, Sept. 27.
TRENTON – It’s not too late for summer readers to enter to win a NJ Devils/Modell’s hockey jersey autographed by NJ Devils’ forward and Olympic Silver Medalist Zach Parise. To enter, all readers have to do is read a book, go to the website www.njlibrarychampions.org, and click on the contest page. The contest runs until Sept. 1, 2010, when a winner will be randomly selected.
CRANFORD – The “Family Flix” summer film series will conclude for 2010 on Tuesday evening, Aug. 24, in Nomahegan Park in Cranford.
CLARK – Boy Scout Troop 310 of Clark is selling 2011 Entertainment coupon books. The scouts have books for Essex/Union/Hudson and Eastern Morris Counties and Middlesex/Somerset/Hunterdon and Southern Union Counties on hand, along with the New York City one.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Busy schedules, including work, school, extracurricular activities and more, often cause healthy eating to fall to the wayside. Kids can end up munching on pizza, snacks, and junk food too frequently, instead of freshly prepared, well-rounded meals.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Colonia High School’s Class of 1970 is holding its 40th Anniversary Reunion on Sept. 25 at the Crowne Plaza, Route 27 in Edison, from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person.
AUGUSTA — Did you know that thousands of wild horses still roam America’s western rangelands? Too many in fact, and that is why the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) periodically offers these “Living Legends” to the general public for adoption.
UNION — The Union Public Library will present part one of a film retrospective saluting New Jersey filmmakers and film personalities on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. The series will continue on Tuesdays through the end of the year.
(StatePoint) Although your child may be spending hours quietly studying for that big test, it doesn’t mean he’s getting the most out of his study time.
CLARK — Students and graduates of Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark have volunteered a week of their time at Camp Fatima of New Jersey and they have been doing this for 18 years.
CRANFORD—Enterprise Rent-A-Car employees recently volunteered with Operation Shoebox New Jersey by working at the concession stands at TD Bank Ballpark. During various Somerset Patriots baseball games this summer, Enterprise employees and their families worked together preparing and serving food to fans in support of the men and women deployed outside of the United States.