CRANFORD—In what has become a fall tradition at Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford, children—and adults—are invited to bring their backpacks, lunchboxes, briefcases and computer bags to worship for a blessing this Sunday, Sept. 20.
ROSELAND – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has turned to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter to help meet the urgent and growing need for more and better financial education for adults and children.
RAHWAY—The DownFront Jazz Series, a partnership between Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center, continues on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. with composer and saxophone player Don Braden.
ROSELAND – New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has launched a new feature, the CPA Observation Post, to provide important news to its members, media and the public.
HIGHLAND PARK – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher toured the Highland Park Farmers Market Friday to encourage customers to support the market throughout the fall.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., Peter J. Barnes III, Jack Conners and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to help veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the college classroom was signed into law Sept. 13.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. This is a whole-body workout using kick boxing, high and low aerobics, cardio and body toning.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a cause? Would you like to meet new friends? The Department of Public Property and Community Services has formed a “Knitting and Crocheting for a Cause” group that is open to all ages, young adult through senior citizens.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Alfonso A. Pena has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
HAMILTON— Parents go to great lengths to make sure their children are safe. When it comes to car seat safety, however, minor mistakes can put children at risk without parents realizing it.
RAHWAY – During the month of October, the city of Rahway will welcome Kataluma Chai, a gourmet tea café, to its downtown business community.
UNION – The upcoming gubernatorial race in New Jersey, the newspaper industry, the environment and multiculturalism are among the topics under discussion as part of Kean University’s Issues ’09 lecture series this fall. Events will take place at various locations on campus. The series is free and open to the general public.