HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has prepared 25,000 meals for evacuation sites for victims of Hurricane Irene. The agency is still producing 2,000 meals per day for the region, including Paterson and Bound Brook, and is distributing cleanup supplies and bottled water.
LINDEN – A lecture on “Comedy in the Golden Age of Radio,” which was to be presented by Henry Morse at the Linden Public Library on Oct. 5, has been cancelled.
LIVINGSTON – Though uterine fibroids affect more than 30 percent of women ages 30-45, many are often unaware of the highly effective treatment options available.
CLAYTON – Much of New Jersey’s remaining peach crop survived the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene, according to Jerry Frecon, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension, speaking from Heilig Orchards, where he was inspecting the peach orchards.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials today announced the start of a major rehabilitation of the Route 35 drawbridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting Old Bridge and Sayreville.
CRANFORD—Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel turn 70 this year. To celebrate this milestone in pop history, legendary D.J. Pete Fornatale will present a multimedia program entitled “How Terribly Strange to Be 70,” based on his book, Simon & Garfunkel’s Bookends.
UNION COUNTY- United Way of Greater Union County’s inaugural “Stuff the Bus” campaign in partnership with local corporations and volunteers helped to make the start of the school year bright for a number of children in the county.
HAZLET – The new school year brings the return of bullying, peer pressure, and relationship issues affecting many students.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will begin a YTOTS Program for children aged 24-48 months this fall. The program is meant to be an introduction for some and an extension to others of a traditional preschool.