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.
Many people make a list of resolutions at the beginning of each new year, such as losing weight or learning a new skill. As you make your list, consider including wise financial goals for 2010 and beyond.
Gov. Corzine should use his veto power if legislation that fundamentally jeopardizes clean water protections winds up on his desk.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman’s Children’s Charity Trust Fund has organized a Broadway musical fundraiser event featuring “West Side Story.”
SOUTH AMBOY—A fashion show was held in conjunction with the March 1950 meeting of the South Amboy Parent Teacher Association in Hoffman High auditorium.
JERSEY CITY – The Provident Bank will kick-off a fundraising drive at each of its 80 plus branches to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFBNJ). The Deposit $1 of Hope fundraiser begins Monday, Jan. 11 and will run through Tuesday, Feb. 23.
RAHWAY—Jennifer Russo’s fifth grade class at Franklin School in Rahway celebrated their nationalities, traditions and heritages through stories, artifacts, and food.