NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
PERTH AMBOY—Inspired by the innovative breast cancer awareness “Pink Glove Dance” video created by Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Mirian Medina, RN, and Gina Mancini decided to create there own dance video with hospital staff to help promote awareness of the dangers of heart disease and stroke to women.
FAIR LAWN, NJ – Through the humanitarian efforts of their employees, Columbia Bank has raised $25,000 for Haitian Relief efforts. The relief funds were donated directly to the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders and CARE charities.
Don’t see “When in Rome” if you’re hoping to traipse through a dreamy giambotte of Roman locales. And don’t see it if your longing for a good romantic comedy. Director Mark Johnson’s predictable film delivers on neither count, and is best viewed by those who really don’t care at all what they see. Lucky for Hollywood, we have plenty of those.
EDISON—Fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned about the dangers of tobacco use during a special “Tar Wars” presentation led by sophomore and Edison resident Shruti Nadkarni on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 1.
NEWARK – Circus clowns, magicians, jugglers, acrobats, face painters and balloon artists will convert Newark Museum into a festive “big top” from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27 and 28.
MILLBURN– The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced the results of a recent survey of New Jersey municipalities showing that 67 percent of responding municipalities have adopted a local ordinance prohibiting possession, consumption of alcoholic beverages by under-aged person on private property.
METUCHEN— The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Third Annual Metuchen Junebug ArtFest.
RAHWAY—Students from the D.A.I.S.Y. Preschool at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently visited the Golden Age Towers.
LINDEN—As one of the many activities held to celebrate Catholic School Week, the members of Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy’s Student Council conducted their own version of the football championship game.
STATE—Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the spring planting season, and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering a way for everyone to plant trees when the weather turns warm.
EDISON—An 11-week class at Middlesex County College called “Electronics for Green Jobs” held a graduation ceremony Feb. 3.
CENTRAL JERSEY—C&S Wholesale Grocers and Sun National Bank were honored as “EITC Champions” by the IRS and United Way of Central Jersey.