STATE – Federal passport fees are due to increase on Tuesday.
LINDEN – A New York man was arrested on drug charges when police went to investigate a noise complaint at an Alexander Avenue residence early Thursday morning.
TRENTON – Legislation to help laid off firefighters is now law.
LINDEN – City police are warning residents to be wary of sweepstakes scams.
TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced an upcoming traffic shift on Route 1 over the Millstone River in West Windsor and Plainsboro in connection with an ongoing bridge replacement project.
LINDEN – Linden AARP Chapter # 1894 is planning a bus trip to Wildwood from Sept. 12-16.
CRANFORD — John McManus, president of The John Birch Society, will give a lecture entitled “Stealing the American Dream: How Illegal Immigration Affects You” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford. The presentation will take place between 7-10 p.m. on Monday, July 12.
As a professional educator for over 25 years, I recognize what a privilege it is to be invited into the private lives of my students and their families. Well, to be completely honest about it, sometimes I just had to barge right in and not wait for the invitation. But once there, I was usually typecast as the listener, problem solver and voice of reason.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department will present the 17th annual Adult Co-Ed Softball League season this fall.
UNION — Salem Roadhouse Cafe will present noted jazz vibraphone player Eldad Tarmu on Saturday, July 10, at 8 p.m.
EDISON-From Harold Miller: “My memory of Mirror Lake centers around 1 year only. I was 10 years old in the summer of 1940. I was staying with my Aunt Helga and Uncle Henry Clausen who lived on the corner of Beech St. and Western Ave. in Bonhamtown.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Raices Cultural Center, a central New Jersey-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving cultural roots through music, dance, song, visual arts and history, now offers weekly dance classes and music lessons to the general public.
Blood Drive • July 10 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. and July 11 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.