RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway were in for a musical treat! Branislav Svitek and Nick Marino from The Music Shop stopped by to demonstrate various instruments to third, fourth and fifth grade students.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A 2004 Mercedes Benz, a 1998 Ford Expedition and a 2000 Jeep Wrangler will be on the block during Middlesex County’s annual auction of cars, heavy equipment, jewelry and office and computer supplies.
NEWARK – Local movie-goers seeing trailers for the upcoming film, “Whip It!,” may be surprised to learn that northern New Jersey has it’s very own roller derby league – the Garden State Rollergirls.
SAYREVILLE – The author who captivated audiences with “The Heritage of Terra: The Endeavor” returns with the second installment of the trilogy: “The Obligation: Shadows of a Threat”.
WOODBRIDGE—American Legion T. Nulty Post 471’s Blue Star Family Support Group will be at the St. James Street Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seeking your assistance to aid American soldiers.
ELIZABETH – Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the National Kidney Foundation’s Greater New York Chapter will offer a Kidney Early Evaluation Program on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Have you seen them? The stacks of Halloween candy in the stores? Have you thought about what all that candy can do to your children’s teeth and your teeth? In today’s economy, no one wants to spend extra money visiting the dentist because of cavities!
While Washington once again debates reforming our health care reform system, the states have marched on. Washington-based proposals, like those currently before Congress, are too expensive and ignore the fact that most Americans don’t want and are concerned about a big-government takeover of the U.S. health care system.
UNION—Kean University sophomore forward Danielle Esposito (Holmdel, NJ/Holmdel) notched a hat trick to account for the entire offensive output for the Cougars, and despite 11 saves by Gothic Knight junior keeper KELLY REILLY (Pennsville, NJ/Pennsville Memorial), Kean blanked NJCU, 3-0, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game on Wednesday night at Kean Alumni Stadium.
The Star Ledger, along with the liberal left, equates criticism of President Obama’s policies with racism because he is a black man. The old timers at the Star Ledger need to be reminded that this is New Jersey in 2009, not Birmingham in 1959. The world has changed.
CRANFORD—The Cranford and Kenilworth public libraries will partner on a two-part “Meet the Author” series featuring readings by contemporary American authors. Both sessions will be held in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford.
CRANFORD – Distinguish yourself from other, similarly qualified employees in your field by refining your interpersonal and written communication skills. Through an eight-week course at Union County College, you can gain such skills for professional as well as personal development in a highly competitive marketplace. The course, “Effective Communications in Business,” will begin in mid-October and extend through early December.
EDISON—Middlesex County College and two of the county’s vocational-technical high schools, in cooperation with the county’s Workforce Investment Board, will offer “Career Options,” an open house aimed at those unemployed people who are seeking skills that will lead to a new job.