UNION COUNTY — All the recent rain left Union County’s two pools a bit on the chilly side, but that did not stop some hardy souls from celebrating the return to some sunny weather.
CARTERET – Tonight, borough parks commissioner Vinny Bellino will be joined by Carteret residents and family members of Edward F. Szymborski for the dedication of the “Edward F. Szymborski Gazebo” at Carteret Park.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions grand prize will grow to $133 million for the drawing on Friday, Aug. 27.
TRENTON–As the Environmental Protection Agency considers rules on regulating contaminated waste from coal plants, the Sierra Club released a report this week showing toxic materials in coal ash are an increasingly dangerous threat to our waterways and the environment.
TRENTON – Members of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee heard testimony on state mandates on local governments Thursday, part of a series of hearings to find ways to control government spending that drives property tax increases.
RAHWAY – A bereavement group providing emotional support for those who have recently lost a spouse will begin Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County invites you to their Garden Field Day Saturday, Aug. 28, from 1 to 5 p.m.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County is sponsoring free composting workshops. County residents can learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards.
Something different happened to me a few days ago. I had a great weekend. Now I’m not a fan of superlatives because they are way overused. Have you noticed that a lot of people often describe their most common experiences in a way that depicts them as either ‘winners’ or ‘losers’.
Director Susanna White’s “Nanny McPhee Returns,” adapted by and starring Emma Thompson in the title role, contradicts my personal rule of thumb: “Movies that start slowly, end slowly.”
African-American Heritage Rodeo • Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – There will be an African-American Heritage Rodeo at 790 Trumbull St., Elizabeth. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. For info, call 1-908-351-4850.
BRIDGEWATER – The Somerset Patriots baseball team along with New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC), are calling upon the community to donate blood in recognition of the firefighters who keep us safe in…
WOODBRIDGE-Memories from Harold Miller and his sister Elaine Peterson from the 1940s and 1950s: “King George Rd. always had a lot of traffic traveling both ways.