TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Loretta Weinberg and Joseph Vitale which would reverse nearly $7.5 million in cuts in the Governor’s proposed FY 2011 Budget for family planning services was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Thursday by a vote of 8-3, with two abstentions.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Ruben J. Ramos, Jr., and Valerie Vainieri Huttle that would establish to create an evaluation task force for mental health facilities was released Thursday from the Assembly Budget Committee.
WOODBRIDGE – Middlesex County’s mobile “Shred-It” truck will be at the Woodbridge Public Works Convenience Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 26.
LIVINGSTON — As summer begins and thousands of families spend time at area beaches and local pools, they should be mindful of the danger of drowning for children of all ages.
RAHWAY – Registration is open for one week of Summer Theatre Camp at the Union County Performing Arts Center; offering local students the opportunity to experience the excitement of theatre. Children’s Stage Adventures offers a unique experience for students to participate in the production of a live musical performance.
UNION COUNTY – Union County’s two public swimming pools will open for the summer swimming season in the next few days.
Young, old or in-between, you may never look upon your playthings the same way after seeing director Lee Unkrich’s “Toy Story 3.”
LINDEN – The Mayor’s Youth Commission of Linden recently the awarded scholarships to four graduating seniors.
SOUTH AMBOY-Dated 1882: A meeting called by the pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, April 7, 1872, it was resolved to form a temperance society.
SCOTCH PLAINS — NJ Blood Services and the South Avenue Gallery at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains is exhibiting until Aug. 12, a Teen Arts/Volunteers for Literacy art exhibit.
WOODBRIDGE – Westfield resident Veronika Jordan will sign copies of her autobiography, “You Have the Right to Remain Silent: From Prison to the Promised Land” at Borders Express in the Woodbridge Center Mall on Saturday, June 26, from 1-3 p.m.
NEWARK–Thousands of swimmers will flock to the Jersey Shore and to local pools this summer, and families should be mindful of the danger of drowning for children of all ages.
When most people think of garlic, they are reminded of a great flavoring to their delectable meals. What are lesser known about garlic are the health benefits that can come from this miraculous herb.