NJ To Receive Federal Funds To Fight Foreclosure Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s has awarded New Jersey communities $11,641,549 million in additional funding to help minimize the negative effects of the foreclosure crisis. This funding will be distributed through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program third round of grants.

Kean Announces Inaugural Enlow Recital Hall Schedule

UNION – The Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University announces its 2010-11 inaugural season lineup. The first full season in Enlow Hall consists of 19 performances featuring many of today’s leading musicians and ensembles in classical, pop, jazz and world music, as well as a number of special projects and residencies.

Community Calendar

Wrestling • Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Rahway Recreation Center, 275 E. Milton Ave., will host a wrestling show. For info, call 1-732-888-1704.

The Writer’s Block: Are You A VIP?

Remember those back to school commercials from a few years ago that featured ecstatic parents gliding along on a shopping cart in a school supply store? Their darling children stood frozen and expressionless as a voiceover could be heard singing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”