MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – It’s been a long and stormy winter and snow has found its way to almost all of the 50 states. But, finally, spring is on its way. Daylight lasts longer, temperatures are getting warmer, and there’s more energy in the air.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The county health department and Board of Chosen Freeholders are recently announced the winners of the “Get Active. Eat Right. Be Healthy.” poster contest.
TRENTON—The Office of the State Comptroller provided New Jersey government entities with a set of detailed procedures to follow in order to make it tougher for unscrupulous public officials and contractors to unlawfully profit from government contracts this week.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The Hellenic Dancers of New Jersey will celebrate Greek Independence Day on Sunday, March 21, at East Brunswick Vocational School, 112 Rues Lane, with a performance of traditional Greek folk dance from 3 – 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be available for purchase during intermission.
HUNTERDON COUNTY—The Hunterdon County Democratic Committee formally endorsed Ed Potosnak in his bid to unseat incumbent Republican Leonard Lance for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District in the November 2010 general election. Lance represents portions of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties
EDISON—Edison Wetlands Association is holding a breakfast buffet on Saturday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, hosted by the Edison Italian American Club Auxiliary at 1997 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.
EAST BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, March 27, Middlesex County’s 4-H Junior Council will present “Breakfast with the Bunnies” at the Middlesex County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
PERTH AMBOY— The Mayor’s Wellness Campaign “Put Your Community in Motion” Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6. The event will take place in the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street.
WESTFIELD—Learn how to stay limber and active with a free class for adults over age 50 offered by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County.
CRANFORD—On Tuesday, March 9, at 1 p.m., world-renowned artist/photographer Gregory Crewdson will be presenting a visiting artist multimedia lecture in the Roy Smith Theater at Union County College’s Cranford Campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
NEWARK—Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Barnum’s FUNundrum! (sm) this weekend in Newark at the Prudential Center. The circus features 130 performers from six continents, almost 100,000 pounds of performing pachyderms, cowboys, pirates, and mermaids.
TRENTON – Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a multi-county automobile and motorcycle theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced yesterday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey State Bar Foundation will address the needs of students with disabilities and their parents when it presents a free public seminar dealing with special education on Wednesday, March 17, 7-9 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. Admission is free but registration is required.