How did our grandparents and parents know? How did most of us know? I’m talking about that time when we first realized that we were independent. Most middle aged adults I know were expected to walk themselves through a maze of daily responsibility and decision making until one day they reached the goal that is commonly referred to as adulthood.
ELIZABETH— To help kick-off this year’s National Consumer Protection Week, local officials from the United States Postal Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service will be helping residents safely dispose of unwanted records and documents at a free public Shred Day on Saturday, March 5.
NEWARK–In 2008, more than half a million people were involved in car crashes where a teen driver was behind the wheel. Nearly 30 percent of those who died in these crashes were not in cars driven by teens.
EAST RUTHERFORD — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus will be at East Rutherford’s IZOD Center from March 2 – 13. Opening Night tickets are only $12 (excluding Circus Celebrity and VIP seating), and range from $15-$150 for other performances.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, New York Jets and Big East Conference, announced the official launch of a new youth baseball initiative on Thursday.
Blood Drive • Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. –4 p.m. – Woodbridge YMCA, 600 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566
UNION – Missionaries Gilbert and Gladys Rodriguez will speak at Calvary Assembly of God’s Missionary Sunday service on Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
STATE — Julie Kelly of Monroe Township, Middlesex County 4-H Lead Ambassador (center), and Kristie Von Thun of Monmouth Junction, Middlesex County Co-Lead Ambassador (not pictured), attended the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention Delegates’ Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 8.
CRANFORD — Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) will hold a town hall meeting in Cranford next week. It will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the Cranford Municipal Building, 8 Springfield Avenue.