NEW BRUNSWICK — Fans of all ages can enjoy traditional folk dancing, music, storytelling, and much more at the 36th Annual New Jersey Folk Festival, which will take place on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be holding their annual antique appraisal program on Saturday, May 1 from noon to 2 p.m.
NION COUNTY – The Play Ball for Miracles charity softball tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28. The annual fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network was originally planned for April 17, but wet field conditions at Warinanco Park forced its postponement.
CRANFORD – Former NBA player Felipe Lopez will attend the Westfield Spring Fling 2010 Sunday, April 25, to help promote the programs and services of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) of Cranford. Lopez will be on hand from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at both the CPL booth signing autographs and briefly on the main stage.
Those intent on a government takeover of medicine missed one item that is found in the bill. Tucked in there, around page 327, is the provision that exempts members of the health care sharing ministries in existence before the year 2000 from the mandate to buy the federally qualified health insurance.
WOODBRIDGE — A middle school physical education teacher has been arrested on charges of fondling a 14-year-old female student and sending inappropriate cell phone messages to her, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced today.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP—Nobody is denying a challenging economy is still with us, but a survey conducted by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey suggests things could be easing a bit, at least as far as tourism is concerned.
ELIZABETH – From May 10 to 27, Union County College will be offering a free job training course in the restaurant industry to residents of the city of Elizabeth.
MOUNTAINSIDE ? The Internal Revenue Service this week began mailing postcards to more than 144 thousand small businesses and tax-exempt organizations in New Jersey to make them aware of the benefits of the recently enacted small business health care tax credit. More than four million postcards will be mailed nationwide.
EDISON – In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, Edison Wetlands Association (EWA), the Township of Edison, and WildNewJersey.tv are hosting a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony and tree planting to mark the opening of the Raritan Riverfront Walkway to the public.
PERTH AMBOY—On Sunday, April 11, the start of National Library Week, a gala dinner dance hosted by the Perth Amboy Library Board of Trustees under the umbrella of the CPA/SOCL, was held at the Raritan Yacht Club on Water Street in Perth Amboy.
EDISON—Milika Griffiths of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was named to the New Jersey All-State Mixed Chorus.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Among people over 50, those who did not finish high school or have not recently had common cancer screenings such as a mammogram, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test or colorectal cancer screening, are also less likely to be screened for skin cancer.