WOODBRIDGE– Judy Krall-Russo, historian, educator, speaker, and restaurant consultant, will talk about Valentine’s Day traditions at the Barron Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Lori Zamanski, a resident of Linden, and a member of the class of 2011, has been named to the Dean’s List at Providence College for the Fall 2009 semester.
Republican Rudy Giuliani is making a weak attempt at redefining the days of former President George W. Bush, or he is hallucinating.
Giuliani, who was the mayor of New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, said, “We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We’ve had one under Obama.” It’s unlikely that Giuliani forgot what happened on Sept. 11, 2001.
EDISON—The Middlesex County Public Health Department and Middlesex County College will hold two regional H1N1 vaccination clinics on the college campus in Edison. Free nasal and injectable vaccinations are available for county residents, students, and faculty 6 months of age and older.
CARTERET—Last week, Mayor Dan Reiman appointed two firefighters to the Carteret Volunteer Fire Department as part of his administration’s new hazmat emergency preparedness agenda.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services will again offer free income tax preparation assistance for city residents earning less than $50,000. Appointments will be available between Feb. 5 and April 15.
EDISON – Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department will present Gwendolyn Briley-Strand as “Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One,” to commemorate the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to celebrate the upcoming African-American History Month.
PERTH AMBOY – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host a concert featuring Sam Hensley and The Sloan River Project on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
WESTFIELD – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County will offer a free, two-hour course designed to help Union County residents save money on food bills and eat healthier, tastier home cooked meals.
CLARK—The Cub Scout Pack 145 Family will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7 a.m. through noon at the cafeteria in the Municipal Complex (the former Brewer School) located at 430 Westfield Avenue in Clark.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey will present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
LINDEN—Linden High School senior Kyle Frazier will be attending West Chester University in Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship this fall.
NEWARK—Continuing their partnership, Opera New Jersey and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present “Carmen,” Bizet’s opera of passion, jealousy and murder, in three venues across the state.