ROSEMONT, Ill. — On the brink of Chicago’s popular marathon, 45,000 marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will turn corners and pick up their pace for the big race in October.
EDISON — With October marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BJ’s Wholesale Club in Edison and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are asking the community to “think pink” at its “Pink Picnic” on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the BJ’s on 1000 US Highway 1.
CRANFORD—Local author Naomi C. Desiderio will appear at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss her two historical novels, Hell at Sea (2007) and Reunion (2010).
ELIZABETH – “Art in the Gardens,” an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month, takes place over the Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 8-11, at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac announced that Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
QUINCY, Mass. – Smoke alarms save lives, and can cut the risk of dying in a fire in half. However, smoke alarms must be installed, maintained and working properly to do so.
PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC), with locations in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy and outpatient centers in Edison and Woodbridge, is holding its Annual Public Meeting Thursday, Oct. 7.
In the coming weeks, millions of Americans will receive 2011 employee benefit open enrollment materials. Yes, it’s a pain to wade through all that information, but simply opting for your current coverage could prove to be a costly mistake.
TRENTON – October is Blindness Awareness Month in New Jersey and The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center’s Audiovision radio reading service of select NJ newspapers could use your help.