OLD BRIDGE – Community residents can attend a free health fair at Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Old Bridge location, One Hospital Plaza, off of Ferry Road, on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD-Awhile back someone had mentioned the Middlesex Mall in one of my columns. Here are some businesses that I found that were once there: Bert’s, Caldor, Consumer’s, catalog store, Derby Dog, Discovery Zone, Kodak Jewelry Store, Lanape Leather, Marino’s Deli, Sam Goody, Singer Sewing, Sound-A-Rama, Stern’s, Surprise Store, Taste Bud, a Ticket Master and W.T. Grant’s.
MONROE TOWNSHIP – To help flood victims in Monroe Township hard-hit by Hurricane Irene, The Provident Bank donated $1,000 worth of Provident Visa® Gift Cards to help residents purchase clothing and other necessities.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST – Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst hosted the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday in Lakehurst’s historic Hangar 1.
CLARK — On a recent Wednesday after school hours, Clark Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops sat around the conference table with Elementary Education Supervisor Janeen Almendinger and six first year elementary teachers. The topic of discussion? “Strategies and Techniques in Preparing for Back to School Night.”
EDISON – The Edison Township School District is the first in the state of New Jersey to implement a full algebra curriculum on iPads. On Monday, Edison High School kicked off a year-long pilot program to integrates technology with learning to enhance students’ classroom experience.
AARP New Jersey and its members are calling for transparency from State Assembly and Senate candidates in the upcoming elections. The Association asked all candidates to respond to a questionnaire on issues important to AARP members and all New Jerseyans.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Last night in front of a standing room only crowd of hundreds of supporters, Senator Nick Scutari, Assemblyman Jerry Green and Assemblywoman Linda Stender kicked off their 2011 campaign at the Scotch Plains Italian American Hall.
RAHWAY – The city’s Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking crafters and vendors with hand-made or new items for its annual Holiday Craft Fair, which is held on Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Rahway Recreation Center on Milton Avenue. A new addition to the event this year is a pet market, so vendors with items for man’s best friend(s) are also needed.