STATE – Residents of New Jersey now eligible for individual disaster assistance should know that the help they may receive will be based on their own unique circumstances and needs.
BERGENFIELD – Gov. Chris Christie visited Bergenfield’s Roy Brown Middle School on Wednesday to highlight his efforts to increase accountability in education.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno toured the offices of Danfoss Hago in Mountainside yesterday as part of her statewide “100 business tour.”
FORT MONMOUTH – After 94 years of service, Fort Monmouth will officially close on Thursday. An inactivation and color casing ceremony was held today.
CLARK – Clark’s Boy Scout Troop 145’s Mom’s Club will hold a Tricky Tray Fundraiser to benefit Troop 145 on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event will be held at and sponsored by the American Legion in Clark.
RAHWAY — St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church in Rahway has announced the dates for their fall Flea Market & Craft Sale: Saturdays Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County is sponsoring two free composting workshops. County residents will learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards. A second workshop will be held to explain/demonstrate vermicomposting (composting with worms).
UNION COUNTY – Three Union County children won are Step Up for The Arc’s annual T-Shirt Design Contest, Jean Quinn, VP public relations, The Provident Bank and Frank Caragher, executive director of The Arc of Union County announced.
An estimated 100,000 people in the US have sickle cell anemia, an inherited, lifelong disorder that affects the red blood cells. While the disease is most common among African Americans, it also occurs in people of Hispanic, Indian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent.