PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz swore in three new firefighters in a ceremony at City Hall on Thursday afternoon. The new firefighters are James R. Ashby, Jon J. Febor and Gregory J. Church.
ELIZABETH – On Tuesday, May 10, Elizabeth Public Schools held its fourth annual “Healthy Leap into Summer” health expo in collaboration with organizers Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce President James R. Coyle and Trinitas Regional Medical Center Vice President of Clinical Services, Nancy DiLiegro, PhD.
MONROE — Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission will host Matthew White Eagle Clair for a demonstration of American Indian Hoop Dance on Saturday, May 21, from 2 – 3 p.m. at The Lodge in Thompson Park, 1701 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Health Department will hold a free rabies inoculation clinic for township pet owners on May 16 and 17 from 6-8 p.m. The township requires all dogs and cats five months of age or older to be licensed and inoculated.
HOUSTON, Texas — The Postal Service released statistics Thursday highlighting the cities where the most dog attacks occur nationwide. Houston tops the list with 62 letter carriers attacked in 2010. Jamaica, N.Y. (17 attacks), Flushing, N.Y. (15), Staten Island, N.Y. (14), Brooklyn, N.Y. (12) all ranked in the top 25.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Round up your foursome and join the Middlesex County College Foundation for a fantastic day of fun at the 29th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic. This year’s event is being held on Thursday, June 2, at Colonia Country Club. Registration is at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is currently displaying the paintings of artist Joy Sacalis at their Gallery located at 167 New Street, New Brunswick. Sacalis’ paintings are being exhibited until Thursday, July 7, as part of New Jersey Blood Services’ Rutgers Alumni Exhibit series.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, June 11, Middlesex County’s Rutgers Cooperative Extension office will present a workshop on “Attracting Birds & Butterflies to Your Garden” from noon to 2 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick.
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