WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 96,000 jobs in August, approximately 30,000 fewer than economists had predicted. Even with the slow job growth, the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent because the size of the work force and the labor force participation rate declined.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting members of the community to honor the memory of the 60 Union County residents who perished in the 9/11 attacks by visiting the Union County September 11th Memorial this Sept. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.
EDISON – “JB’s Harmonica,” a new children’s musical, will be presented for six performances in October. Tickets go on sale this Monday, Sept. 10.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every municipality in Middlesex County, along with Rutgers University, will provide another opportunity to prevent prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted drugs.