Bank To Host Community ‘Shred It’ Day

RAHWAY–Northfield Bank will host a community “Shred It Day” on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Rahway and East Brunswick branches. Shredding events give individuals the opportunity to have their confidential documents destroyed on site, free of charge.

Theatre Group Plans Staged Play Reading In Cranford

CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will host a script-in-hand, staged reading by members of The Theater Project, a professional theater company formerly located at Union County College’s Cranford campus, on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.

Urban Farm Dinner To Promote Urban Agriculture

ELIZABETH – Urban Farm Dinners (a project of Groundwork Elizabeth) will host its inaugural event “An Urban Farm Dinner Pig Roast with Andrea Carbine of A Toute Heure” on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. at the Portuguese Instructive Social Club in Elizabeth.

Agriculture Officials Promote Fall Gardening

TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association (NJNLA) President Jan-Marie Traynor kicked off the first official Fall Gardening Month in New Jersey with a ceremony at Hall’s Garden Center in Berkeley Heights.

Federal Grant Awarded To Plan Regional Electric Vehicle Network

TRENTON – A coalition of Northeastern states, including New Jersey, has received a nearly $1 million federal grant to jump start planning for a network of electrical vehicle charging stations, an initiative that will spur job creation and use of electric vehicles, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.