PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.—Marine Corps Pvt. Jonathan Munera, son of Jeanne and Fernando Munera of South Amboy, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
CAPE MAY—Coast Guard Seaman Megan W. Mabry, granddaughter of Marie C. Lenahan of Sayreville, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center.
CRANFORD—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care will present a free program, “Planning for the Future” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library will host a free seminar, “College Financial Aid: How to Qualify for Your Fair Share and Plan for College,” on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
UNION—The League of Women Voters of the Union Area will join the Union Public Library in sponsoring a program on “Justice at Stake: Protecting an Independent and Impartial Judiciary” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the library, 1980 Morris…
ELIZABETH—Trinitas Regional Medical Center is joining the da Vinci® Surgery Awareness Initiative™ , supporting the Lance Armstrong Foundation, in a national campaign reaching millions of people with the goal of educating the public about prostate cancer.
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.