STATE – According to a study by Boston College’s Center on Wealth and Philanthropy released last week, $70 billion dollars in wealth left New Jersey between 2004 and 2008, while the state’s charitable capacity declined by $1.13 billion.
RAHWAY – Rahway Public Schools will open pre-school registration for the 2010-11 school year on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
LIVINGSTON—When people think of burn injuries, they often associate them with fire, but that is only one segment of the injuries treated in a burn center. According to the American Burn Association, approximately 32 percent of all inpatient admissions to burn centers in North America are for scalds.
EDISON—Whether your child brings home a straight-A report card or one that is much more discouraging, according to Anthony Guidice of Huntington Learning Center of Edison, parents should spend sufficient time reading their child’s report card and talking openly with him or her about it.
STATE—Every hour someone is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS); a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. It is estimated that over 13,000 New Jersey residents and more than 400,000 people nationwide live with this disease.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
CRANFORD—The Kenilworth and Cranford public libraries co-sponsoring a presentation for job seekers at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH – Amerigroup Foundation has donated $4,500 to Community Access Unlimited (CAU) to help support the agency’s mission of enabling people with disabilities to live full and rewarding lives in the community rather than living in institutions.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County will use a $95,750 grant from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety to help improve the safety of all roadway users in the county.
HIGHLAND PARK – Parker at The Pavilion Adult Day Health Service will present a free Veterans Administration benefits seminar on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.
CLARK—A Healing Mass will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:45 p.m. at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, located at 1805 Penbrook Terrace in Clark (on Valley Road in Clark, off Stiles Street in Linden).
EDISON—For Wardlaw-Hartridge fifth grader, Anuva Goel of Piscataway, the morning of Friday, Jan. 22, was filled with anticipation and curiosity as she prepared to interview Dr. Robert Groves, director of the U.S. Census Bureau for the Feb. 19th edition of “The Weekly Reader.”
LINDEN—The third grade at School 10 in Linden was recently inspired to put on a talent show.