CLARK—The Boy Scouts of Troop 310 are kicking off their Trail’s End Popcorn Sale in support of Operation Scouting Cares in conjunction with Operation New Jersey Cares which provides support to troops stationed on foreign ground who have ties to New Jersey.
STATE—With Labor Day behind us and the November elections fast approaching, New Jersey’s leading small business association—the National Federation of Independent Business—has launched a campaign to help focus voter attention on Saving New Jersey jobs.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, has scheduled an Open House for Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. for families with children interested in attending the school.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony J. Tomassin, a 2005 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently reported for duty at Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.
EDISON — New 2008 Census data released today (from the Current Population Survey) show that poverty in New Jersey is rising.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently returned to school on Sept. 8 after a long summer vacation.
Despite the shouting and name-calling at the town hall meetings, I remain hopeful about health care reform. I have no other choice. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, I spent years learning how to keep women healthy. Too often, I find myself telling patients with easily treatable conditions that I can’t help them—they don’t have the money to get well.
RAHWAY—The Department of Community Services, Division of Senior Services has started a Senior Handyman Program.
LINDEN—Fire Prevention Night is scheduled at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. along with a concert by Dara and Frank.
There is a nutty conviviality, a between-you-and-me familiarity that buoys writer-director Mike Judge’s inventively penned “Extract” above its just so-so direction. While thank goodness we don’t know these particular crazies, they are close enough in modus operandi to remind us of the loonies we do know. They range from irksome to dangerous.
WOODBRIDGE – “Community & Summertime” are the twin themes of Woodbridge Artisan Guild’s autumn exhibit opening Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Woodbridge Artisan Guild, 353 Fulton Street, Woodbridge.
LINDEN—Linden Fire Chief Joe Rizzo thanks Michael Karlovich, manager of Strategic Communication for Conoco Phillips Bayway Refinery in Linden, for the donation of a 40 Hour Rope & Confined Space Rescue Course and all applicable equipment.
WESTFIELD—If you enjoy helping youngsters learn about pets and wildlife, the Union County 4-H Third Grade Pet Club has a place for you. The Pet Club is looking for an adult volunteer to help run their meetings, which take place one a mouth on Friday evenings during the school year.