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.
RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee invites community members to join with them, board members, physicians and hospital staff at the 19th annual fashion show on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
I hated Sid, and probably still do, even though it’s been decades since he dated and thereby threatened to steal my big sister.