NEWARK—While most people in the U.S. approve of organ donation, only about half of those individuals actually agree to allow the donation of a loved one’s organs when asked to do so, reports The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
LIVINGSTON—The Saint Barnabas Heart Center’s Atrial Fibrillation Center will help community members and hospital visitors learn more about Atrial fibrillation (afib), a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder, on Thursday, Sept. 17 and Monday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Main Lobby. An advanced practice cardiac nurse will educate participants about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.
TRENTON—Dale G. Caldwell, an 11-year member of the New Brunswick Board of Education and 10-year member of the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, is the 2009 New Jersey’s School Board Member of the Year, the New Jersey School Boards Association announced this week.
LINDEN – City students in grades 4-12 can learn to build and repair computers in an 18-week class at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center, 1025 John Street.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring art classes for Linden youngsters in the first through ninth grades on Saturdays beginning Oct. 10 and continuing through March 6, 2010.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Center Partnership will host a super fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Hart Street Park in Rahway. This event will benefit the partnership, Food for Friends, and two Rahway High School Educational Scholarships.
HIGHLAND PARK – With the rough economy directly affecting people’s spending habits, Peachepot owner Nora Weinberg wasn’t sure if she was going to make it to the store’s first anniversary.
HIGHLAND PARK—After nearly 11 years in New Brunswick, the owner of Cyber Knight Computers decided to move to Highland Park.
UNION—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County, New Jersey will hold its 23rd annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Elks Lodge in Union from 1 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
EDISON—It’s not too late to start college. At Middlesex County College, a special “Fall II” program of accelerated courses begins Sept. 28. Courses are offered day, evening, and through the internet as well as at various locations throughout the county.
SAYREVILLE—Coming Home of Middlesex County, Inc., a newly established non-profit agency, is holding its first annual meeting from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Middlesex Fire Academy in Sayreville. The meeting is open to the public. Coming…
PITMAN—In her first season as a striker for the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team after a standout, 22-goal rookie year at Rutgers-Newark, sophomore transfer JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) has made an immediate impact.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.—Defensive miscues led to #24 ranked North Carolina Wesleyan College scoring twice in a span of 30 seconds in the first half to seize a 2-0 lead and New Jersey City University could never recover, dropping a 5-0 decision to the Battling Bishops, in the second round of the NCWC Roger Taylor Fall Classic at Scalf Field.