HOLLAND, MI – Summer is winding down and thoughts are migrating toward “back to school”. Most parents are excited, most kids are not. With the start of school, bad habits that accumulated in the summer will have to change.
HACKENSACK — If children in your household exhibit the common signs of social vulnerability—being ignored, excluded or rejected by peers—or you’re aware of a child who is experiencing this problem, free group sessions at Fairleigh Dickinson University can help.
NEWARK—As the incidence of food allergies continues to rise, families are often concerned about dining out. More than 12 millions Americans, including 6 percent of children, are affected by allergies to tree nuts, peanuts, seeds, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat, the most common food allergens.
EDISON—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the 4th Annual Doo Wop in the Park concert. The event will take place, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater, on Pine Drive in Roosevelt Park in Edison. The gates will open at 3 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -The first annual “Write of Passage” screenwriting competition is now open for entries, as announced by founder John David Ware (Signups are Sept. 2 – Oct. 18. Writing week is Oct. 19-26).
Rummage Sale • Sept. 11 from 6-9 p.m. and Sept. 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church will hold a rummage sale at the church social center, 270 Woodbridge Ave., next to the Metuchen Train Station. Clothing, linens, toys, electronics, books, kitchen items and more. Proceeds benefit local charities.
NEWBURGH, N.Y. — New Jersey City University sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) broke a 1-1 tie just 1:14 after Mount Saint Mary College (NY) had evened the score and later netted a penalty kick as the Gothic Knight women’s soccer team opened its 2009 season and the entire NJCU athletic calendar for the year with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night at the Kaplan Athletic Field.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, beginning at 8 a.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Monday, Sept. 21, marks the 23rd annual golf outing to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. This year the event will be held at Ash Brook Golf Course, Scotch Plains.
The citizens are complaining once again about cut-through streets, speeding traffic in their area of Clark endangering their children’s lives. A meeting is planned by the mayor and restricted to residents from the Campbell Place area only. This location is the centerpiece of the administration’s new ‘Down Town Shopping’ area.
STATE—Did you know that, in the United States, one person completes suicide every 16 minutes? Or that it’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by a suicide?
NEWARK—New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Director David Szuchman reminded residents that a federal ban on prerecorded commercial telemarketing calls – known as “robocalls” – took effect Sept. 1, under a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule.
LINDEN – Robbers struck the Delta Gas Station on West St. Georges Avenue for the second time in a week Sunday night, police said.