EDISON – On Thursday, Jan. 20, state Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) will hold a public hearing on the impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts to state education spending.
RAHWAY — When Madison School teachers Karen Lewis and Carol Troia found out that two-year-old Jack Heilich had cerebral palsy, they went on the offensive to raise money for his medical bills.
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County, a non-profit organization that helps adults to improve their reading, writing or English conversation skills, is recruiting new tutor volunteers.
SUMMIT — The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey offers several opportunities to create, learn about, and view art this month. The Winter Semester of studio art classes begins on Monday, Jan. 10.
EDISON — Anuva Goel of Piscataway, a sixth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, has been named a winner in the National Geographic Dogeared Blogger Contest.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Recreation Department will hold an audition for its annual talent show on Friday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. Singers, dancers, rappers, bands, comedians and other performers are invited to try out for the April event.
STATE – January is National Blood Donor Month, and New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging the communities it serves to donate today and help to replenishment the blood supply, which is critically low after the recent blizzard caused the cancellation of many drives.
LINDEN – Linden’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Committee will hold its 26th annual ceremony commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
TRENTON–In observance of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is reminding all women to speak with their health care providers to learn what can be done to help prevent cervical cancer.