SCOTCH PLAINS—On Sunday, Feb. 7, at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains, Patrice Simms, a housing counselor with the Central Jersey Community Development Corporation’s Housing Assistance Recovery Program (HARP) will lead a discussion on what New Jersey families facing foreclosure can do.
MADISON—The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO), which drew a standing-room-only audience at its November concert in Summit, will present a Winter Concert in Madison on Sunday, February 21.
RAHWAY—St. Mary’s Church in Rahway will celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on Thursday, Feb. 11.
The new year brought a new governor: Chris Christie, the 55th elected governor of this state we’re in. Economic and fiscal challenges will no doubt grab headlines and absorb much of the Governor’s focus. Knowing that a healthy economy goes hand in hand with a healthy environment, here are some steps the new Governor can take to secure our state’s environmental and economic future.
LINDEN—Volunteers from the city’s Department of Recreation and Community Services will provide free tax assistance to Linden residents earning less than $50,000.
Jan. 25 at 9:18 a.m. – Officer Jorge Feliciano investigated a report of a burglary at Bridge Street. The case remains open.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.
As it stands now, leading Democrats in the House of Representatives plan to pass the Senate’s pro-abortion health care bill, with some alterations, using the controversial reconciliation process, according to an Associated Press report.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone Board unanimously approved a plan to share communication services with the Borough of Roselle at the UEZ Board’s regular meeting on Jan. 19.
Vulvodynia is a condition that causes chronic pain or discomfort in the vulva, the external part of the female genitalia. An estimated 18% of women will experience the symptoms of vulvodynia, yet many will never seek treatment.
UNION – Kean University will launch its Big Read program with a kick-off celebration on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 3:30 p.m. in the University Center Atrium, located on the main campus at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Although not as unique as fingerprints or snowflakes, credit scores are highly individualized – and often mysterious. Many factors determine your score, which can change overnight depending on everything from last month’s credit card balances, to opening a new account, to applying for a car loan.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has updated the Men’s Basketball League standings.