CLARK—Colleen Labella of Clark has received the 2009 New Jersey Governor’s Award for excellence in acting.
ROSELLE PARK—Leona M Seufert will premier her acrylic paintings in the Hob’art Co-operative Gallery’s “Hid (IN) Hoboken” group exhibit, which will run until July 15.
MOUNTAINSIDE— “With the 2009 hurricane season now underway, the Internal Revenue Service encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard themselves by taking a few simple steps,” said New Jersey’s IRS spokesperson Gregg Semanick.
Unfortunately, as people become increasingly desperate during tough economic times, crime rates rise. What’s worse – those being targeted are often in dire financial straits themselves.
NEWARK—July 4th is a major summer holiday and a time for celebrations and family gatherings. Unfortunately, many people end up in Emergency Departments due to a variety of unexpected injuries and conditions.
LINDEN—Students at Linden School No. 1 have been learning about various animal environments along with their habitats and different ecosystems through the year. The recent fishing trip was hands-on learning experience to emphasize the lesson
EDISON – Edison will host a fireworks display to celebrate the 4th of July. International Fireworks will provide all the oohs and aahs beginning at 9 p.m. at Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Boulevard.
TRENTON – A bill to strengthen regulation and consumer protections for students who sign up for credit cards on college campuses received final legislative approval by a vote of 58-18 during the Assembly Voting Session on June 18.
RAHWAY – The Rahway United U13 girls team are Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association Spring 2009 Flight Three champs.
Each month, volunteer pilots from Angel Flight Northeast fly patients needing specialized medical care, including chemotherapy and dialysis, to hospitals throughout New Jersey. Many of these patients are from rural areas and would otherwise be hard-pressed to receive the care they need.
ELIZABETH – Forty young women received their high school diplomas when Benedictine Academy held the 94th commencement ceremony on June 4.
CLARK – There are times when bad things bring good people together.
Earlier this month, an entire community met up in a schoolyard to pitch tents, camp out all night and enjoy a giant barbecue: all for the purpose of fighting cancer.
EDISON—A writers’ workshop open to the public will be held at Middlesex County College on Friday, Aug. 14. The program mixes sessions on writing skills with practical tips on selling what you have written.