NEW BRUNSWICK – Families, friends, and advocates across New Jersey gathered at the Bergen Town Center in Paramus on Saturday, Oct. 1 for Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey’s “Footsteps for Families” walk-a-thon. With donations and sponsorships collected both online and offline by walkers, over $10,000 was raised to support the organization’s strong prevention programs throughout the state.
CLARK – On Sept. 21, the International Day of Peace, students from all grades at St. Agnes School in Clark created pinwheels in honor of world peace.
UNION COUNTY — At the beginning of the 2011-12 school season, Union County Crime Stoppers officially launched its Campus Crime Stoppers program in all Union County middle and high schools.
ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to participate in the Bill of Rights Institute’s sixth annual Being an American Essay Contest.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women along with its member agencies, advocates and survivors in the fight to end domestic violence will come together at Rutgers University, Brower Commons, on Oct. 13 in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will feature “Baring Our Soles,” a special display using shoes to tell stories of suffering and survival.
METUCHEN — Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski will serve as principal celebrant of the Diocese of Metuchen’s 10th annual Blue Mass to be held at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen, on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m.