RAHWAY—Registration for the 2010 Rahway PAL Basketball season is underway. The program is open to boys and girls in grades one to eight.
STATE – New Jersey voters favor a proposal to fund open space land acquisition, but aren’t interested in voting by mail, according to results of a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMindTM poll.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the Public Health and Education Committee, addresses school nurses at a recent H1N1 vaccination training program at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
CLARK – The Save Oak Ridge Committee is planning a rally at Oak Ridge Park to protest the Union County Freeholders’ decision to close the golf course at the site and convert it to a public park.
NEWARK – NJPAC’s Alternate Routes Series presents its annual fiery weekend of Latin jazz with three performances from Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 1, 2009.
LINDEN—Approximately 700 students in grades six through eight, 70 faculty/staff members, and a student leadership collation of 35 students from several school clubs, led by teachers Kevin LaMastra, Michael D’Amato, and Sylvia Smith, of the Soehl Middle School in Linden, will employ a $10,000 grant from the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education to implement Project 2015: Youth Led Social Action for Global Change.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A bake sale, rummage sale, clothing drive, food drive, health screening and a blood drive will be among the many offerings when New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 hosts its Community Service Day on Sunday, Oct. 18, rain or shine.
UNION—The Model Railroad Club, Inc. will put discount advance tickets for its 2009 annual light and sound show and open house on sale Saturday, Oct. 17.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Six artists over the age of 60 from Middlesex County were named winners in the New Jersey Seniors Art Show this year.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army Pvt. Juan D. Medina has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
As a cardiologist and regional president of the American Heart Association in New Jersey, I remain gravely concerned about our state’s safeguards against exposure to second-hand smoke, specifically as this unresolved public health issue lingers in Atlantic City casinos.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout November.
CRANFORD—Representatives of Emerald Financial Services will present “Pearls of Wisdom,” a free seminar on the retirement issues people face and possible strategies to help create financial security.