UNION COUNTY – Adversity has a way of bringing people together, especially when a “common enemy” affects nearly everyone in one way or another. In this case, the enemy is cancer which strikes approximately 47,900 residents of New Jersey annually, including 53 new diagnoses per week in Union County alone.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
Easter • April 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – First Baptist Church of Metuchen, 255 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 27) will host a free indoor Easter Egg-Stravaganza for children ages 2-11. Egg hunts, face painting, car races, games, crafts, snacks & more. An adult must accompany children. To pre-register, call 1-732-548-4279. Info: Call Deb at 1-732-396-8291
Every now and then when life starts to get too serious for me, I need a ‘breakout moment’. My strategy is specifically designed to push away bad karma and let some good times roll.
ISELIN – The Board of Directors of Indus American Bank and IAB Bancorp, Inc. has appointed Jasbir Chopra as the new President and CEO of the Bank and IA Bancorp. Chopra comes to the bank with extensive experience, local market knowledge and a proven track record of business growth and expansion.
ELIZABETH–An art show for girls in grades 4-8 will be held on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth. Students from local schools have been invited to participate.
RAHWAY — Rahway Middle School recently held its first Family Literacy Night. This year’s theme, “A Truly Twisted Knight,” engaged students in the creation of their own version of classic fairytales.
LINDEN — The Department of Public Property and Community Services is seeking volunteers to assist with the Nutrition Program, Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
NEWARK — Walter Vittitoe of Laurence Harbor, a 2009 graduate of Middlesex County College, was named Senior of the Year by the Newark College of Engineering, which is a division of NJIT. He was also named Outstanding Senior in his major, Mechanical Engineering Technology.