LIVINGSTON – Getting the right amount of sleep each night is important for children’s health, safety and success in school and other activities. The start of the school year is a good time to make sure your children are getting the sleep they need.
UNION – A series of films celebrating five of the most glamorous actresses from Hollywood’s “Golden Age” will be presented at The Union Public Library beginning Tuesday, Aug.16. The films will be screened at 2 p.m. on successive Tuesdays through Sept. 13.
NEWARK—Parents and children know the importance of choosing the perfect first-day-of-school outfit, but just as significant are the medical checkups and plans that help children to begin the year with the best health possible.
CARTERET – As part of Carteret Public Library’s summer reading program, Mary Shannon will lead a song writing workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. The library is located at 100 Cooke Avenue, Carteret. For more information, call 1-732-541-3830.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Army Pvt. Anthony D. Maxwell, a 2009 graduate of Scotch Plains Farwood High School, has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
WOODBRIDGE — On Sept. 18, Woodbridge resident Leonard Green will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic route of the Boston Marathon® in the 23rd annual Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.
WESTFIELD– Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) awarded the prestigious National Defense Service Medal posthumously to Petty Officer Third Class Warren Joseph Kolendriski for his service in Vietnam.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan, a national goodwill ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered blizzard ice cream treats during the sixth annual Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day, Aug. 11.
FAIR LAWN –Columbia Bank employees recently collected non-perishable food, health and beauty aids, bulk pack items and paper goods as part of the bank’s Eighth Annual Employee Food Drive.