AVENEL – Last week, Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with the members and volunteers of the Avenel-Colonia First Aid Squad and the Avenel Board of Fire Commissioners, unveiled a $10,000 REHAB Emergency Operations Tent & Command Center that will increase the Township’s response capabilities to emergency management operations.
The last decade has seen a growing interest in “going green,” or taking steps to preserve natural resources and protect the environment. But did you know that there can be tax benefits when you take environmentally friendly steps, such as minimizing energy usage?
NEW YORK, N.Y.– April is National Minority Health Awareness Month. The goal of National Minority Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness of disparities between the health of minorities and the general population and to highlight initiatives that are bringing about solutions to those disparities.
FORT MONMOUTH — Inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are contacting New Jersey residents applying for disaster assistance following the storms and flooding of mid-March.
RAHWAY—The City of Rahway Recreation Department will be presenting its annual talent show at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 16.
CLARK—Local author and photographer Kevin Woyce will present a lecture and slide show titled “History of the Jersey Shore” at the Clark Public Library on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: I pruned back an overgrown bush in my back yard last fall and now the soil around it is covered in dandelions and other weeds. Is there any way to get rid of these weeds without resorting to RoundUp and other chemical herbicides?
MOUNTAINSIDE—The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sanguiliano Garden Center, and The Westfield Running Company will present the second annual Quest for the Cure 5K Run/Walk in Mountainside’s Echo Lake Park
This Sunday, April 18, registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the race kicks off at 10 a.m.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, April 25 the UCPAC will present Boston’s original beatbox vocal pop band, Ball in the House. The afternoon will begin at 12:30 p.m., with an interactive workshop for families (registration required) followed by a public concert at 3 p.m.
RAHWAY – Democratic Legislators from New Jersey’s 22nd District announced that they will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the Rahway City Council Chambers to raise awareness of the national 2010 Census among their constituents.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services will offer a Pilates and cardio exercise class for Linden adults beginning in June.
CLARK – The Clark Seniors will hold their monthly meeting at Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue in Clark at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.
ROSELLE PARK—Members of Kean University’s SNJEA Educators Club are sponsoring a bulk clothing drive on Sunday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.