ELIZABETH – Two members of Community Access Unlimited were part of the inaugural class of the YouthBuild Elizabeth program that marked its first commencement ceremony on Sept. 1.
PERTH AMBOY – On Sunday, city officials dedicated a monument to two residents who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against America as the community marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Fire Chief’s Association created a field of flags at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside to honor the memory of the 343 FDNY Firefighters who answered the final call on Sept. 11.
JERSEY CITY — Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) continued her assault on the record books as New Jersey City University defeated Purchase College, 5-1, in the weather-delayed final game of the 2011 NJCU Liberty Cup. The contest was played at an alternate home field, Cochrane Stadium at the Caven Point Sports Complex.
YORK, Pa. — Senior keeper Manny Lojo (Clark/Union Catholic) made four saves as New Jersey City University settled for a 1-1 double-overtime tie with McDaniel College in the opening round of the Holiday Inn Conference Center Soccer Classic, hosted by York College (Pa.) on Saturday.
(NAPSI)—Here’s a bright idea: It may be time to get with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Soon, standard incandescent bulbs are going away as a result of continued demand for more energy-efficient lighting products as well as U.S. federal lighting efficiency standards.
Blood Pressure Screening • Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon – Overlook Medical Center will conduct free blood pressure screenings at the Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Ave. Call 1-800-247-9580 to register.
(NAPSI)—Bullying is a problem that has a lot of parents worried. According to a recent Harris survey, 67 percent of parents of 3- to 7-year-olds worry that their children will be bullied.
When the World Trade Center crumbled to the ground on September 11, 2001, it took with it any illusions Americans might have harbored about the nation’s invincibility, leaving many feeling vulnerable, scared and angry.