Carteret Participates In DEA Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Campaign

CARTERET – As part of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s prescription drug “Take-Back” campaign, the Carteret Police Department will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Washington Releases $3.9 Million In Emergency Funding To New Jersey For Energy Assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of $3,918,262 in emergency contingency funding to help eligible low-income homeowners and renters meet their home energy needs in New Jersey.

Garden Club Plans Annual Tea

PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy Royal Garden Club By The Bay has announced plans for the club’s annual tea, “Through The Garden Gate, An Afternoon Tea.” The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, at St. Peter’s Parish House, 183 Rector Street, from 2-6 p.m. Tickets are $25 each.

Rutgers To Launch ‘Project Civility’ Sept. 29

NEW BRUNSWICK – P.M. Forni, professor, author and noted advocate of civil behavior as an essential component of society, will be featured at two public events to inaugurate Project Civility, a two-year, campuswide initiative being launched this month at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.