STATE – Monday, Oct. 31, is the deadline for New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to seek government assistance.
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.