ROSELLE—Robert Melchionne, Business Development Officer from Spencer Savings Bank, 220 Chestnut Street in Roselle, speaks about small business financing at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone business luncheon on Aug. 12.
MONROE—Health care coverage for employees and their families is the biggest cost driver in business today. The impending nursing crisis will further increase health care costs while lowering quality of care. More mistakes will be made during hospital stays – resulting in longer and costlier stays.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The allies have landed on the shores of Echo Lake.
With the help of state entomologists, nearly 15,000 Gallerucella beetles were released recently along the shoreline of this Union County park, which straddles the Westfield-Mountainside border.
WOODBRIDGE–Over 700 children and parents attended the Woodbridge Metuchen Edison YMCA Family Appreciation Night hosted by Northfield Bank at the Woodbridge Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 6. The event was held to show appreciation to the families of YMCA gym and summer camp members.
MILLBURN—High school students with limited access to the performing arts were the beneficiaries of a $5,000 grant by The Provident Bank Foundation to the Paper Mill Playhouse.
EDISON—The Helping Hands/Peppermint Tree Schools will be hosting a free end of summer carnival on Aug. 28 from 2-8 p.m. at their 1059 Amboy Avenue, Edison location.
Is it just me, or did combing your hair become optional when going out in public? I’ve been watching news clips of these town hall free-for-alls and we have definitely become a nation of tired, poor, and huddled masses clearly tempest-tossed, but without access to a good beauty salon. Universal Hygiene – now that is something I could get behind.
AVENEL –Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 sponsors bus trips to Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino on the fourth Monday of each month. The next trip is planned for Aug. 24.
RAHWAY—The YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will be hosting an AARP driver safety program on Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 1 – 5 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS—On Sunday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., area residents will walk to benefit children with dyslexia.
ELIZABETH — The Elizabeth Board of Education will meet tonight, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center School No. 51, 544 Pennsylvania Avenue, beginning at 7 p.m.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy Mayor John O’Leary abandoned his candidacy for Assembly in the wake of a series of anonymous allegations and the move has triggered a hot contest for a new replacement on the Democratic ticket.
In the land of the brave, Americans seem unable to talk in an honest and rational way about the inevitable decline of old age.