NEWARK—The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra opens its 2010–11 POPS series with a perennial favorite, as the ageless Canadian Brass return to the NJSO stage for “Happy Holidays with the Canadian Brass.”
EAST BRUNSWICK – The application period for Simon Youth Foundation’s (SYF) Community Scholarship Program, for which area high school seniors are eligible, opened October 15.
WESTFIELD—The stars of the popular “Ghost Hunters” television show will come to Westfield on Nov. 28 for the fourth annual dinner and show to benefit the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Do you have questions about planting spring bulbs? Maybe an unfamiliar bug has invaded your house. No matter what season, if you find yourself asking questions on backyard environmental issues, Middlesex County’s Extension office will assist you through the Master Gardener Helpline.
This is the time of madness and delirium. Halloween is over, but the lunacy continues. I’m talking about one of the busiest times of the year for high school counselors and advisors, the college application season. Just because I will not need to adjust the picture on my flat screen TV doesn’t mean that I’m not in the outer limits of sanity these days.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Wali N. Downey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Southern New Hampshire University men’s basketball coach Stan Spirou announced recently that junior Tory Stapleton of Rahway and senior Cory Vejraska of Alachua, Fla. have been named team co-captains for the upcoming 2010-11 season.
ISELIN – Indus American Bank recently received the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) District Director’s Award as a Breakthrough Lender of the Year in the state of New Jersey.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School humanities teacher Maryann Carolan has been selected as a 2010 Nonpublic Teacher of the Year Finalist by the New Jersey Council for Private Education (NJ CAPE) and the New Jersey Department of Education Advisory Committee for Non-public Schools.