LINDEN – Seven of 11 members of Linden’s City Council voted against the municipal budget this week. The $48.6 million spending plan called for a $344 tax increase for the average city homeowner, a 14 percent hike in the municipal property tax.
METUCHEN – The Forum Theatre announced two upcoming special film screenings.
WOODBRIDGE – The Township Health Department reminds pet owners that all cats five months and older must be licensed.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Auxiliary is presenting its annual fashion show and luncheon “Get Away in Style” on Sunday, Oct. 3, to be held at L’Affaire Caterers, Mountainside.
One sure sign that we are in the waning days of summer is the new crop of TV commercials that are now beginning to air. They try to get us into the fall spirit by enticing us to buy back to school supplies, new cars, spiffy clothes, computers, and even more back to school supplies.
NORTH PLAINFIELD – A little bit of Japan is coming to Route 22.
On Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22, the Asian Food Markets of North Plainfield and Nishimoto Trading Co. will present “A Taste of Japan – A Summer Food Festival.”
UNION — On Sunday, Aug, 29, girls ages 5 – 13 will come together at Liberty Hall Mansion and Museum (home to the first governor of New Jersey) to learn about self-esteem, manners, and a little history at the second annual OMG! Tea Party.
As inevitable as the rock opera was in the late 1960s, director Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” creatively combines the audio-visual tools of a new generation in a kaleidoscopic mélange of mediums.
BOWLING GREEN, Va. — At 6:30 a.m. on July 25, 200 Scouts and Leaders of Patriots’ Path Council started arriving at the Morristown Armory to join with 45,000 other Scouts and Leaders for the Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree and to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BSA.
German Biergarten • Aug. 20 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German biergarten. There will music by Richard Jordan, and 35 German theme cars will be on display. German & American food available to purchase. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Police Department is accepting applications from people who want to be police officers.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The rain held off, as did the rally from Team 101.5 FM, and Team Vitale claimed victory in the Aug. 12 summer classic.
CRANBURY — All Star Pet Rescue will be at L’Oreal Dog Day event on Saturday, Aug. 21 at L’Oreal’s Cranbury facility on 35 Broadway Road.