EDISON—In an effort to keep the public informed about the seasonal flu and the novel H1N1 flu, also known as the swine flu, Edison Township has launched two web sites with educational content, preventative tips and vaccination information.
EDISON—On the morning of Friday, Oct. 2, Ayna Agarwal of Colonia, a senior at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the focus of a Nickelodeon News segment about her organization SPOT (Stop Over Population Together) Globally, which works to end the over-population of animals on a global scale.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday that portions of Lodi, Kearny, Plainfield, Rahway, Somerville and Woodbridge have been designated as state Brownfield Development Areas. The new designations will help these municipalities work toward their redevelopment goals.
WOODBRIDGE—On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Crowe walked several Woodbridge students to Lynn Crest School as part of National Walk Our Children To School Day. The walk was initiated to teach children about pedestrian safety and talk about simple ways to keep healthy.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health of a positive case of rabies in a raccoon trapped on Oct. 4 in the vicinity of Schoder Avenue in Woodbridge.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine to township residents on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Evergreen Center located at 400 Inman Avenue in Colonia.
DES PLAINES, Ill.—Winter is right around the corner and in honor of Energy Awareness Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) recommends making energy-efficient upgrades as a way for homeowners to prepare for the season. Many remodelers are offering weatherization programs to help them reduce energy costs.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School planned a fundraiser this fall to raise money to support their Positive Behavior Support in Schools Program.
ELIZABETH – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, United Way of Greater Union County is hosting a kick-off for the Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council (HLAC).
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – United Way of Greater Union County hosted their Celebration annual event by ‘Painting the Town Red’ at the Atrium at Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights on Saturday, Oct. 3.
SCOTCH PLAINS–Seniors Jamie Ciocon of Edison and Florianne Jalac of Union have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, the principal of Union Catholic High School, announced.
WOODBRIDGE—Trinity Episcopal Church will be sponsoring a health fair on Saturday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with J.F. Kennedy Hospital of Edison. The free event will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the parish hall of the church, located at 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for a child. Everything that is forbidden—staying up late, parading around the neighborhood in scary costumes, begging for candy from neighbors, and gorging on treats—is expected on Halloween.