(SPM Wire) With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. Adding insult to injury, many scammers are now taking advantage of this opportunity to prey on these job seekers, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
ELIZABETH– Current seventh and eighth grade female students and their parents are invited to visit Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth during open houses scheduled for Oct. 13 and Oct. 24.
UNION — On Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m., The Union Public Library will host a special Halloween presentation, “Historic Haunts of Central Jersey.” The program—to feature a mix of local history and legends, accompanied by haunting images and sounds—will be presented by writer and New Jersey resident Gordon Thomas Ward.
CLARK – School-age children are invited to bring their own pumpkin to the Clark Public Library on Sunday, Oct. 17 at 2:30 p.m.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Middlesex County Division of Highways, Apple Orchard Lane, North Brunswick. The hours are 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
ROSELAND– Many consumers will not have to include banking fees on their monthly expenditure list. However, consider this alarming statistic: 2 percent of banking customers account for 40 percent of all banking fee revenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The State Theatre is collecting “gently used” winter coats to help benefit New Jersey residents in need. The coats are being collected for the annual coat drive hosted by the nonprofit organization, Jersey Cares.
STATE–Eleven land-based New Jersey Lighthouses, two museums displaying the Fresnel lens, and one life savings station host the 2010 “Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey” weekend on Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present a photographic exhibit titled “SPACES” from Oct. 15-29.