Community Calendar

Pink Ribbon Run • Sept. 25 – Perth Amboy will host the Central NJ Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-Mile Health Walk to benefit Susan G. Komen For The Cure. On site registration and t-shirt pick-up will begin at 10 a.m. at 302 Front Street.

Writer’s Block: Keep It Simple

I have a cousin who likes to talk on the phone. She usually calls at exactly the same time that I am ready to unwind in quiet bliss for the first time since the alarm went off at 5 a.m. Truthfully, I don’t want to open my mouth in the evening for anything except maybe that nice glass of merlot staring at me. All I need to do is say, “Ahhh” and the conversation is over

Concert Artists Open Season At Kean University On Oct. 14

HILLSIDE — The Concert Artist Program of Kean University opens its 11th season with En France on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. in Enlow Recital Hall. The concert program will feature works by French composers—well-known and unknown—including the profoundly beautiful Trio for Flute, Viola, and Harp by Claude Debussy.

Plainfield To Honor Baseball Pioneer’s Legacy

PLAINFIELD — Joe Black wasn’t just a baseball pioneer. While playing with the Brooklyn Dodgers, where he roomed with Jackie Robinson, he did become the first African-American pitcher to win a World Series game and was named the National League’s Rookie of the Year in 1952.

Rahway Students Show School Spirit

RAHWAY — On Friday, Sept. 17, Rahway High School held its first pep rally of the year. The event, organized by physical education teacher and cheerleading coach Maria Capriglione, generated school spirit in support of fall athletics and brought together students and athletes from across all grade levels.

Volunteers Appointed to Attorney Ethics Committees

STATE — Charles Centinaro, director of the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics (OAE), has announced the appointment of 146 attorneys and other citizens to the state’s 18 District Ethics Committees. These committees investigate and prosecute ethics cases involving New Jersey attorneys.