MADISON, Wis. – Before you go over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house this holiday season, consider what a University of Wisconsin-Madison infectious-disease specialist calls key myths about travel and illness.
CRANFORD—The Cranford and Kenilworth public libraries will host author Betsy Carter at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue for a joint “Meet the Author” event at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
TRENTON – The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. reminds homeowners and business owners that despite the warmer temperatures, winter is on its way and now is the time to prevent your pipes from freezing. When the temperature dips below freezing, the weather can damage your pipes and result in damage to your home and your belongings.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs reminded shoppers to know their rights about gift cards and item refunds and to check the national list of recalled toys before going online or to stores this holiday season.
CLARK – The Clark Health Department, in conjunction with Total Hearing of Edison, will offer free hearing screenings on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Room 30 of the Clark Municipal Building, 430 Westfield Avenue between 10 a.m. and noon.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library invites the public to meet critically acclaimed historian Terry Golway at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., where he will discuss his latest book, “Together We Cannot Fail: How FDR Led the Nation from Darkness to Victory through Hope, Courage and Unwavering Trust in the American People.”
WOODBRIDGE– The popular Singing Pastors of Piscataway will perform for the Barron Arts Center’s annual holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, located at 130 Sewaren Avenue in Sewaren. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
UNION—Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive being sponsored by the Libraries of Union County.
RAHWAY – This holiday season, Kataluma Chai, a gourmet tea café located at 1470 Main Street in Rahway, will be collecting non-perishable foods for Food for Friends, a Rahway based non-profit that provides hot meals, bagged food, and essential human services for the community.
UNION COUNTY – Students in the Union County 4-H Sewing Club are making quilts for charity and need new or used sewing machines in good condition.
ROSELLE—The Roselle Steering Committee honored Roselle’s November Students of the Month at the Nov. 23 Board of Education meeting.
ROSELLE – The Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone will host its first annual holiday party and business awards ceremony on Dec. 11 at noon at the Cavalier Banquet Hall, 2401 Wood Avenue.
RAHWAY—Rahway High School senior Nafis Harris was recently awarded the prestigious Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award. Every year since 1933, Bausch & Lomb honors outstanding high school science students with the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award.