STATE—The New Jersey Hall of Fame is calling for entries to its fourth annual essay contest which is open to all New Jersey students in grades 4 through 12.
UNION COUNTY – Play Ball for Miracles, a local charity that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network, will be recognized before the Feb. 10 basketball game between the New Jersey Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks.
If you’ve been thinking about applying for extra help with your Medicare prescription drug costs, then now’s the time to get on the dance floor and hop to it.
WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac and Woodbridge Township are looking for high school students, recent graduates and young adults to sign-up for and participate in the Woodbridge Township Youth Leadership Council.
MADISON— Linden resident Melinda Pinto, a graduate student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent 10 days in Costa Rica as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The Union County Baseball Association will honor local student athletes for their accomplishments during 2009 and will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during award ceremonies on Sunday, Feb. 14.
PERTH AMBOY – The William C. McGinnis School is in the running for a $50,000 grant from Pepsi to expand its current laptop program. In the year 2010 Pepsi will give millions of dollars to fund proposals in various areas, including education.
TRENTON—Throughout February and March 2010, the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association and libraries throughout New Jersey plan to honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as part of the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration, by collecting pennies.
WOODBRIDGE–In the spirit of giving back to the community, the Barron Arts Center will continue to collect items for the Mayor’s Food Pantry, Woodbridge Animal Shelter and Angel PAWS at all programs and events throughout the year.