SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church of Scotch Plains invites the community to attend “How the Earth was Made”, an adult education forum led by scientist and church member John Konopka.
October is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and I would like to urge all parents to educate themselves about this dangerous epidemic. Please take time to emphasize the importance of good nutrition at home.
CRANFORD—Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a four week lecture series, “Journey Through Grief” Tuesday evenings, Oct. 6 – 27 from 7-9 p.m. The lecture series will be held at Cranford Alliance Church, 7 Cherry Street.
EDISON – Investors Saving Bank has formed an alliance with the Edison Memorial Tower Corporation (EMTC) to honor the important innovations that inventor Thomas Alva Edison developed at his Menlo Park laboratories in Edison. The bank will support the EMTC’s ongoing programs by raising and donating funds to non-profit organization.
Too much heat and too little light are being generated right now inside the Washington, D.C. Beltway on the issue of global warming. Some electric utilities and allies in the coal and nuclear industries claim that only coal or nuclear reactors can meet future energy needs and combat global climate change. They say there is no other way.
CLARK—St. John the Apostle School hosted their annual Back to School on Thursday, Sept. 24. The school welcomed new and returning parents of the 388 students who are currently enrolled for the 2009-2010 school year.
WOODBRIDGE– World-renowned artist, portraitist, sculptor and educator Kenneth Hari will share his knowledge and talent by giving a lecture on Oct. 25 and a four-day workshop to run from Oct. 26 through 29 at the Barron Arts Center, located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge.
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy will hold a “Grand Reunion” on Saturday, Oct. 17 in Elizabeth for all classes (including women who attended the BA Paterson campus) of the all-female Catholic college prep secondary school. The event will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County’s food bank, has been coordinating neighborhood food drives all around the county, and these food drives have been helpful in adding inventory to the warehouse, especially during certain time periods when food supplies are extremely low.…
STATE – According to a poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, most New Jersey voters don’t know about tonight’s gubernatorial debate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey is one of 15 states that could run out of hospital beds during the peak of the outbreak of a mild pandemic of H1N1 flu, according to a report released today by the non-profit group Trust for America’s Health.
WOODBRIDGE – Police are investigating an apparent attempted murder-suicide that took place at an Amherst Avenue home Wednesday afternoon.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—A Middlesex County shuttle bus driver has been charged with stealing cash from a donation box used by passengers who make voluntary contributions in appreciation of free rides to various destinations, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.