Literacy Volunteers Seeks New Tutors

LINDEN — Literacy Volunteers of Union County (LV-UC), a non-profit organization that recruits and trains volunteers to work with adults seeking to improve their reading, writing or English conversation skills, will train new tutors starting in January.

To Smartphone, Or Not To Smartphone?

My wife decided to upgrade her dinosaur cell phone to a “smartphone” and enlisted my help. Initially, we ran into the brick wall of decisions smartphone shoppers frequently face: How to choose among hundreds of available phones, pick the right service provider and predict which calling and data plan and other options would best fit her needs without breaking the bank?

Logo Contest Winners

PERTH AMBOY — The steering committee of Friends of Perth Amboy Free Public Library present winners of logo contest, 1st prize Samanta Olevera (first prize) and Erika Suero (second prize) with a winners certificate and a $25 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble.

Bank Sponsors Blood Donations

SCOTCH PLAINS — Recently, Two River Community Bank became a community sponsor at NJ Blood Services (NJBS) Scotch Plains donor center on South Avenue, pledging their employees, customers and friends to give 25 whole blood and platelet donations annually.