TRENTON — The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is advising residents and outdoor enthusiasts in North Jersey, especially in areas regularly frequented by black bears, to strictly adhere to guidelines for eliminating or securing potential black bear food sources during the fall period when bears feed extensively to build fat layers for hibernation.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA is calling all local teens to come be a part of their Teen Leaders Club. The club is for boys and girls in 7th-12th grade in the South Amboy and Sayreville communities.
RAHWAY — On Friday morning, you could feel the summer air beginning to transform itself into a crisp autumn breeze. Students from Mrs. Lopez’s third grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway stepped outside their classroom and transformed themselves into a human bar graph.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The county’s flu immunization clinics are underway and will continue through Oct. 7. Flu immunizations will be provided to Middlesex County residents 6 months of age and over, no appointment is necessary. For locations and dates, visit http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us/publichealth/flu-clinics.asp
METUCHEN — The Forum Theater Arts Center will host a production of “Jack And The Beanstalk” presented by A Kids Forum on Saturday, Oct. 15 and 22, at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 23, at 2 p.m. Performances are at the Forum Theatre Arts Center located at 314 Main Street, Metuchen.
JAMESBURG – County residents will be able to learn about 17th Century local history this weekend by attending a presentation given by a college professor.
CRANFORD — Calvary Lutheran Church, located at 108 Eastman Street in Cranford, will return to its fall and winter schedule on Sunday, Sept. 25.
SUMMIT – For “would-be” college-bound students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer, or have themselves been diagnosed with breast cancer, the dream of a college education may feel as unreachable as the stars. Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, provides scholarships to students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer—scholarships that can ease the significant financial burden of attending college.
RAHWAY — On Thursday, September 1, the first day of school for teachers, freshmen and other new students were welcomed to the school. Students met with Principal John Farinella and some other staff members in a large group.