OLD BRIDGE — The Middlesex County Public Health Department has donated personal protective equipment, previously used by its Hazardous Material Unit, to the Old Bridge Township Fire District 4-Madison Park Volunteer Fire Company.
WOODBRIDGE — Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin, the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation and the Middlesex Water Company announced that the first “Bowl for Hunger” on Sunday, Oct. 3 raised an estimated $12,000 with the donations still being totaled. The money will be distributed amongst the 19th Legislative District’s 29 food banks.
TRENTON — New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that the Government of Puerto Rico has extended the validity of expiring Puerto Rico-issued birth certificates until Saturday, October 30, 2010.
CLARK – Clark Unico’s annual Columbus Day ceremony will be held this Sunday at noon on the grounds of the Italian-American Festival at the Clark Municipal Building on Westfield Avenue.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — On the brink of Chicago’s popular marathon, 45,000 marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will turn corners and pick up their pace for the big race in October.
EDISON — With October marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BJ’s Wholesale Club in Edison and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are asking the community to “think pink” at its “Pink Picnic” on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the BJ’s on 1000 US Highway 1.
CRANFORD—Local author Naomi C. Desiderio will appear at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss her two historical novels, Hell at Sea (2007) and Reunion (2010).
ELIZABETH – “Art in the Gardens,” an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month, takes place over the Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 8-11, at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac announced that Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.