LINDEN—A local basketball team needed a hand, and ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery answered the call.
CRANFORD – From Nov. 13 to Dec. 19, the exhibition, “Drawings, Papercuts, and Sculpture” by Montclair artist Tom Nussbaum will be on display at Union County College’s Tomasulo Gallery. Nussbaum’s work consists of figurative sculpture and works on paper that are humorous and universal in their themes.
METUCHEN – Comedian Jackie Mason returns to the Forum Theatre stage before making his way back to the Great White Way. Fans will get a sneak peak of Mason’s upcoming 2010 tour when he takes the stage on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m.
WESTFIELD—The stars, and maybe even a few ghosts will be out on Nov. 29 at the third annual dinner and show to benefit the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome in Westfield.
EDISON—“Multi [Ply],” an exhibition of artwork that expresses the physical and graphic attributes of paper, will be held at Middlesex County College from Nov. 12 through Dec. 10 in the Studio Theatre Gallery on the Edison Campus.
UNION—Liberty Hall Museum and the Kean University Service Corps will be collecting items for Toys for Tots this holiday season. Help the needy children in Union County by bringing an unwrapped gift for children ages 0-15 to one of three drop locations now through Dec. 14.
CLARK—Out of 15 competing area grammar schools, St. John the Apostle’s eighth graders took home first place in the 38th annual Scholastic Olympics hosted by Roselle Catholic High School on Oct. 28.
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CLARK—Students at St. John the Apostle School in Clark participated in the annual outdoor “living rosary” event.
PERTH AMBOY – The Raritan Bay Area YMCA Traveling Basketball League will hold tryouts next week for its inaugural season.
STATE—Home Instead Senior Care offices serving New Jersey have scheduled a free web conference for family caregivers on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. as part of National Family Caregivers Month.
PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay has been awarded the Ringwood Garden Club Trophy by The Garden Club Of New Jersey for decorating the Proprietary House for the last Christmas season.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A South Amboy man pleaded guilty to a count of murder and four counts of attempted murder today, admitting that he fatally stabbed his live-in companion and stabbed four children, ranging in age from 7 to 12.