NEWARK—For more than a year, Florence Davis of Hillside struggled with a persistent wound on her foot and restricted blood circulation in her leg so severe that doctors were considering amputation.
CARTERET – Your final chance to register for Carteret Public Library summer reading activities is coming up. Saturday, June 27, is the final day to sign up.
When people hear the word “contract,” some start daydreaming about signing a multimillion dollar deal with the NFL while others recall how their knees shook the day they signed that first car loan. If you think about it, though, many of our day-to-day decisions involve contracts.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University officially opens its 2009 season with John Wooten’s new play, Duck Crossing.
STATE—The State Board of Education adopted revised high school graduation requirements on June 17, culminating a three-year effort to ensure that a New Jersey high school diploma reflects a level of student achievement that will lead to a successful future.
RAHWAY—Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their end of the year awards ceremony. Students received many awards for their outstanding academic performance and their enthusiastic participation in extra-curricular activities.
LIVINGSTON – Some patients who suffer from recurrent cancer at the chest wall now have another option.
CLARK – Mother Seton Regional High School offers summer sports camps for girls ages 10-16.
PERTH AMBOY—Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr. and Cathedral International invite you to refresh your thirst on Saturday, June 27, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. for “Summerfest,” a community outreach and cookout!
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy is offering a summer acting workshop from June 22-26 at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth.
STATE—In New Jersey, approximately 1.15 million residents – or 17 percent of adults – smoke. Of that number, nearly 76 percent want to quit, yet without seeking help only a little better than 10 percent succeed. To help improve the odds of success, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) offers a comprehensive menu of services to help smokers quit.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will kick off its 2009 summer season with an interactive staged reading of Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods, a new play by Tammy Ryan, at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 28.
ELIZABETH—On Saturday, July 18, Trinitas Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a bus trip to see the Staten Island Yankees.