PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.
TRENTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Marriage Equality Bill today. The controversial measure would permit gay couples to marry in New Jersey.
CRANFORD – Voters will decide whether to approve an $11.99 million bond referendum to finance renovations at the township’s eight schools on Tuesday.
WOODBRIDGE—Raritan Bay Medical Center recently began construction on a new outpatient medical pavilion located off of Route 1 and Green Street in Iselin. The 10,000 sq. ft. facility, formerly the home of Domain Furniture, will provide Woodbridge area residents with urgent, non-emergency medical care as well as obstetrics and gynecology and physical therapy and rehabilitation services.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale to prohibit the sending of unsolicited text message advertisements to New Jersey residents was unanimously approved by the Senate Economic Growth Committee Thursday.
ROSELLE—The Borough of Roselle will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.
ROSELLE – The 27th annual George T. Cron High School Hockey Tournament will begin Monday evening, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Warinanco Ice Skating Center in Roselle. Eight of the best high school hockey teams in New Jersey will compete at the Warinanco rink, located in Warinanco Park.
PERTH AMBOY – Now through Dec. 18, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Perth Amboy is collecting winter coats, hats and gloves in conjunction with the Perth Amboy Salvation Army.
CLARK—St. John the Apostle School will have an open house for parents of prospective Pre-K through seventh grade students from 9:30-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Parents will have the opportunity to tour the school and see a school day in action.
FLORHAM PARK—Many seniors and their families will at some point struggle with difficult decisions about an older adult’s driving ability.
EDISON – Township officials will light Edison’s 20-foot live blue spruce Christmas tree on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. in front of the Heritage at Clara Barton, Amboy Avenue and 3rd Street, Edison.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2010 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Linden’s Muhammad Wilkerson, a sophomore defensive tackle for the Temple Owls, was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team last week. He was one of a record eight players from the college to be so honored.