South Amboy Plans Street Fair

SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy’s annual festival and street fair is planned for Sunday, Sept. 25. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., area residents will be able to walk along Broadway and enjoy crafters, artists, food vendors and entertainment.

Skulski Gallery Features Nude Life Drawing Show

CLARK – The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present a show titled “Behold the Nude” by the Woodbridge Art Group, curated by Maxine King. The exhibit will be on display throughout month of August. The public can meet the artists at the opening on Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Customs Officials Catch Invasive Insect In Rice Shipment

NEWARK — On Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Port of New York/Newark found an invasive insect in a shipment of rice coming from Pakistan. The U.S. Department of Agriculture identified the pest as a Khapra beetle, considered one of the 100 worst invasive species worldwide.

Clark To Re-Pave Grand St. & Gibson Blvd.

CLARK – As part of the 2011 state Department of Transportation Roadway Improvements Project, the Township of Clark has awarded a contract to Z. Brothers Concrete Contractors Inc. of Sayreville to reconstruct Grand Street and Gibson Boulevard. Work is expected to begin Monday, Aug. 1.