RAHWAY – Rahway native Eric Roberson was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. The nomination was for the R&B singer’s track “A Tale of Two,” featuring Ben O’Neill and Michelle Thompson, from his latest album, “Music Fan First.”
NEW BRUNSWICK—Students from Middlesex County College will be available to assist the public in preparing their tax returns. The assistance, by appointment only, is available on Fridays and Saturdays during tax season.
SCOTCH PLAINS—On Sunday, Feb. 7, at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains, Patrice Simms, a housing counselor with the Central Jersey Community Development Corporation’s Housing Assistance Recovery Program (HARP) will lead a discussion on what New Jersey families facing foreclosure can do.
MADISON—The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO), which drew a standing-room-only audience at its November concert in Summit, will present a Winter Concert in Madison on Sunday, February 21.
RAHWAY—St. Mary’s Church in Rahway will celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on Thursday, Feb. 11.
The new year brought a new governor: Chris Christie, the 55th elected governor of this state we’re in. Economic and fiscal challenges will no doubt grab headlines and absorb much of the Governor’s focus. Knowing that a healthy economy goes hand in hand with a healthy environment, here are some steps the new Governor can take to secure our state’s environmental and economic future.
LINDEN—Volunteers from the city’s Department of Recreation and Community Services will provide free tax assistance to Linden residents earning less than $50,000.
Jan. 25 at 9:18 a.m. – Officer Jorge Feliciano investigated a report of a burglary at Bridge Street. The case remains open.
Fish & Chips Dinner • Feb. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr., will hold a fish & chips dinner prepared by Argyle’s of Kearny. Tickets will be $15 at the door, if available.