RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey presents TOYS & TOONS, an exhibition featuring seventeen artists creating artworks based either on toys, cartoon and comic characters or created in cartoon styles. The show will be held at 1670 Irving Street, in downtown Rahway.
SOMERSET – OCD NJ, an Affiliate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, will host its 13th Annual Conference on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset.
WAYNE – Democratic congressional candidate John Arvanites will debate nine-term incumbent Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the William Paterson University of New Jersey in Wayne. The debate is open to the public.
PERTH AMBOY — Adding to a long list of positions that place her philosophy in line with Republicans Mitt Romney and George W. Bush, a progressive Democratic advocate accused Mayor Wilda Diaz of giving Chevron a 44 percent savings off their property tax bill with an almost $100 million reduction in the assessed property value, a year before the company sold the refinery for $260 million, or almost 25 percent more than its original assessment.
PERTH AMBOY–Collaborating with colleagues and creating a family atmosphere in the classroom have been keys for 2012-13 New Jersey Teacher of the Year Lauren Marrocco, a Perth Amboy elementary school teacher.