ELIZABETH – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, United Way of Greater Union County is hosting a kick-off for the Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council (HLAC).
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – United Way of Greater Union County hosted their Celebration annual event by ‘Painting the Town Red’ at the Atrium at Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights on Saturday, Oct. 3.
SCOTCH PLAINS–Seniors Jamie Ciocon of Edison and Florianne Jalac of Union have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, the principal of Union Catholic High School, announced.
WOODBRIDGE—Trinity Episcopal Church will be sponsoring a health fair on Saturday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with J.F. Kennedy Hospital of Edison. The free event will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the parish hall of the church, located at 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for a child. Everything that is forbidden—staying up late, parading around the neighborhood in scary costumes, begging for candy from neighbors, and gorging on treats—is expected on Halloween.
Both the World Trade Organization and Global Trade Alert recently issued reports detailing the alarming trend of creeping protectionism that threatens to slow the global economic recovery and hinder national competitiveness.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – When Halloween treats start to cast a spell, TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) can help ward off unwanted pounds with timely coping suggestions.
The “Cash for Clunkers” program for new cars may have ended, but the IRS wants to remind taxpayers that many people might overlook another special break available. If you buy a new vehicle this year, there’s a special federal tax deduction available that can help you save money, in some cases hundreds of dollars.
HOBOKEN—Stevens Institute of Technology got a wind-aided goal in the 60th minute then used its dominant defense to preserve the lead as the #11 ranked Ducks survived a challenge from New Jersey City University in a non-conference men’s soccer game of Division III Hudson County rivals, Wednesday night at the De Baun Athletic Complex.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and Undercover Entertainment present Shelly Garrett’s “Beauty Shop 2009” for two performances on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 3 and 8p.m. Tickets range from $22-57.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice Shanel A. Soto, daughter of Dawn M. Deboer and Carlos Soto of Perth Amboy, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
EDISON—The Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School learned to “think pink” and score some big points for breast cancer awareness and Lee National Denim Day (www.denimday.com) during their victorious game against Ranney, 5-0, on Friday, Oct. 2.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibit titled “The Art of Emotionalism,” showcasing works of Ewa Maslowska, Ewa Zeller and Grzegorz Jakubowski.