EDISON – The New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed a case of rabies in a skunk found within Edison Township last week.
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CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Avenue. For more information, call 1-732-541-3830.
CRANFORD—Art historian Anne Swartz will present a program, “A History of Women Artist: From the Medieval to the Modern Eras” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Looking to surpass the $5,000 raised last year to support research, treatment, prevention, and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company has kicked off its “Quotes for a Cure” program.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department is planning its 23rd annual Township Halloween Party. This “bewitching” event will be held at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host a two part workshop series entitled Theology of the Body on Oct. 21 and Nov. 18 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane. One of the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body is the late pontiff’s integrated vision of the human person – body, soul and spirit.
PISCATAWAY — On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum will present a lecture on the history of patent medicines, with historian Frank Pinchak.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department wants to come check out your house this Halloween; but only if it’s decorated for the holiday