TRENTON– Noting that many gubernatorial appointments remain languishing in the Senate due to that body’s refusal to schedule hearings, a Republican assemblyman proposed a constitutional amendment to compel the Senate to act on all nominations within 60 days.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County residents will be able to dispose of unwanted medicines at local police departments and Rutgers University on Saturday, Sept. 25, Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and John G. McCabe Jr., acting special agent in charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, announced.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda R. Greenstein and Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo looks to help boost enrollment in New Jersey’s Senior Gold prescription drug discount program.
SOUTH AMBOY — At a time when the blood supply is dangerously low due to summer shortages in area hospitals, Lenahan Chiropractic Center in South Amboy is sponsoring a blood drive that will help NJ Blood Services in their mission to save lives, and also benefit the children in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy and Monmouth County.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and VEE Corporation will present the premiere of the new original live stage musical, “Curious George Live!” on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m.; and Monday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m.
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – On Sunday, Sept. 26, Union County’s 29th annual Harvest Festival, will be held — rain or shine — at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CLARK – Clark Township will offer seasonal flu shots to residents on Monday, Oct. 4, at the Clark Recreation Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, between 9-10:30 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The theme is set for Rutgers Homecoming 2010 in New Brunswick: “Code Red” is the rallying call for the three-day celebration featuring a festival, an outdoor screening of Toy Story 3, a 5K charity race and other public events for the entire community, Friday through Sunday, Oct.1 to 3.
PERTH AMBOY– Cathedral International Social Justice Ministry announces its 2010 Legal Panel. The Social Justice Ministry of the Cathedral International was created to educate, empower, and advocate on behalf of fellow citizens for the fair distribution of resources, opportunities, and responsibilities that are the fundamental right of every person.