PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 50-year-old Roselle woman accused of shoplifting from the ShopRite supermarket on West Edgar Road Tuesday evening.
CLARK – Citing safety concerns, Clark’s Township Council voted Monday to permanently close Campbell Street to through traffic.
NEWARK — In 1890, when U.S. Census takers canvassed Newark neighborhoods, they discovered the number of residents who rented their homes outnumbered those who owned their houses.
PISCATAWAY – Summer is a peak driving time for New Jerseyans and Raceway Petroleum of Piscataway recognizes the importance of vehicle safety and fuel conservation.
The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”
Musical Theater • July 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; July 25 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave.
TRENTON–Early un-audited Fiscal Year 2010 returns show that the New Jersey Lottery has shattered previous revenue estimates, surpassing $2.6 billion in sales and $900 million in aid to education and institutions for the first time in its four-decade history, New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Thursday.
PERTH AMBOY – Middlesex County’s mobile “Shred-It” truck will be at Middlesex County Vocational High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24.
I read the newspaper religiously every day. In fact, not reading the paper feels, to me, the same way it does when you discover that you left the house without a wristwatch on, like something’s missing. Sometimes I even read two or three different newspapers just to see what one paper considers front page news that other papers don’t. It’s amazing how the news can differ in importance from one read to the next.
UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of August:
Hot summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid heat-related illnesses, known as hyperthermia.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Registration is now open for the Sept. 11 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Aug. 6.