MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Summer is in full swing, and there is no better time to get out for a hike at the great parks and preserves in Middlesex County. The Parks and Recreation Department has recently completed an update of its park maps, including the addition of several new trail maps.
CLARK – Township officials are reminding residents of Clark’s First Ward that there will be no bulky item pick-up in September because the scheduled date falls on the Labor Day holiday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association reminded contestants of the upcoming deadline to submit their entries to the Africa Rural Connect essay contest with World Policy Journal.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
MADISON, Wisc.—Attention, desk jockeys: ditching the cubicle and computer screen this summer can be good for your health.
UNION COUNTY – Union County College (UCC) will be hosting orientation sessions this summer for students who are going to be starting classes at UCC this fall and for those who may still be interested in enrolling for the fall semester. The orientation sessions will be held in July and August and attendees are encouraged to come to the session which best fits their schedule.
NEWARK – Former Met All-Star Edgardo Alfonzo came through with two hits and a key RBI single, leading the Newark Bears to a 4-1 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish Tuesday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
SOUTH AMBOY — South Amboy 2nd Assistant Fire Chief Brian Kuhn, member of Independence Engine 7, Fire Chief Patrick Bielak, member of Enterprise Snorkle Co. No. 1 and 1st Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Norek, member of Protection Engine Co. were sworn in on July 2, by South Amboy Mayor John T. O’Leary.
ELIZABETH – Spencer Savings Bank, headquartered in Elmwood Park, recently announced the winners of its annual scholarship program. Jessica A. Ortega of Elizabeth High School and Melanie Aleman of Theodore Roosevelt Middle School were awarded academic scholarships.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — William Bonura, the son of William Bonura Sr. of North Brunswick and the late Maria Smith Bonura, has been promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Governor Christie is again advocating for increased privatization in the state government. The governor released a report that called for leasing out management of all 58 of New Jersey’s state parks.
The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and small business organizations and owners across this country want Wall Street Reform. But you wouldn’t know that from the attention the media gives to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is the mouthpiece for the big financial institutions that oppose reform.