PERTH AMBOY – Last week, the City Council voted 3-1 to change the date of its non-partisan general election from May to November in 2012.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, today announced the opening of the nomination season for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
EDISON — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, Nov. 21, at the Middlesex County College located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison.
Dear EarthTalk: Merino wool undergarments tout themselves as being kinder to the environment than other wools or synthetics. How is this so? — Stella Cooley, Bangor, ME
ROSELAND – The country’s economic downturn has created a new legion of entrepreneurs who are working from home after losing a job. As the year comes to a close and these people begin gathering information for their 2010 tax returns, many will consider using their home office as a tax deduction for the first time.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will sponsor “Hope and Healing: A Day for Bereaved Persons and Families” on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane in Piscataway.
RAHWAY – On Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m., New Jersey Ballet will perform its family production of “Cinderella” at the Union County Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15.
CRANFORD – While the Thanksgiving through New Year period is traditionally known as a slower time for hiring, let this be an opportunity for you to get a competitive edge in the employment search.
WOODBRIDGE – This year, Stand for Children is collecting toys for area children and families in need. Each year the organization receives many calls for help and this year it is asking for your support with a donation of unwrapped toys for boys and girls, newborn to 18 years of age.