NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Postal Service starts delivering the 2009 holiday season by issuing the Winter Holidays stamps Thursday and the Hanukkah and Kwanzaa stamps Friday at the American Stamp Dealers Association Mega Stamp Show in New York City.
MOUNTAINSIDE—As the long, thick white roots emerged from the bottom of the lake, shoots dangling like tentacles, it all seemed more like a scene from a science fiction horror movie.
While there are plenty of members of Congress deserving of an electoral challenge because they refuse to acknowledge what most Americans support and want—Medicare for All—no one is more deserving than Sen. Max Baucus of Montana.
UNION – Kean University’s Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities recently launched speech language therapy services over the internet. The new program, Telepractice, is designed to provide rehabilitation support services to individuals with communication impairments in their homes.
WOODBRIDGE-Here are more wonderful memories from Martha Storey Webb:
“Mr. Cataldo Lupo came around in his Fruit and Vegetable truck and people came out of their homes to buy fresh produce.
RAHWAY—The preschool class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway made “Cowboy Boot Snacks” as part of their Cowboys and Cowgirls unit of learning.
RAHWAY—Prevention Links of Union County recently sponsored its 11th annual Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Poster Contest.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jasmil Rivas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rivas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
LINDEN – Back To School Night is an opportunity for parents and teachers to meet and connect with each other.
UNION – Kean University will hold an undergraduate fall open house on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in takes place at Harwood Arena, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
ISELIN–Indus American Bank announced approval for its Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Lender Participant (PLP) status this week. As a PLP, Indus can now streamline the procedures necessary to provide financial assistance to the small business community.
CLARK—Boy Scout Troop 310 of Clark is holding a Halloween costume drive in cooperation with Jersey Cares.
EDISON –A Flu Defense Clinic at Menlo Park Mall will run each weekend from Oct. 10, through Nov. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, providing vaccinations for seasonal flu, pneumonia and H1N1, while supplies last.