SOUTH AMBOY — On Sunday, Oct. 21, from 2 – 5 pm at the South Amboy Y, the Dowdell Library Foundation will host a Chocolate Tasting and Silent Auction. Advance tickets that include admission plus four tastes are on sale now at the Dowdell Library for $10 for adults, $5 for children.
PERTH AMBOY — The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library are hosting the third annual Taste of Perth Amboy on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. in the Community Center of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church on Sadowski Parkway and Wisteria Street.
RAHWAY — Sharing the stage with some of the region’s top performers for the Saturday, Sept. 22, opening of Rahway’s Hamilton Stage will be 12-year-old Saje’da Cupido, who competed among contestants of all ages for the privilege of being the very first to sing at the new theater’s official opening. She will perform the National Anthem.
HIGHLAND PARK — The Middlesex County Office of Health Services reported that a bat tested positive for rabies in Highland Park, in the vicinity of Valentine Street and South 4th Avenue.
TRENTON – Following news reports that New Jersey rose past Nevada in the second quarter of this year in the number of mortgage defaults, Senate Economic Growth Committee Chairman Raymond J. Lesniak today said that Gov. Christie and his administration have not done enough for people already in foreclosure or facing down foreclosure.