CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is collecting donations of new hardcover and paperback books for distribution to disadvantaged children throughout Middlesex County during the holiday season.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac today announced that the “Greenable Woodbridge” Program will kick-off a series of “green” seminars with two workshops designed to engage township residents in the art and benefits of “going green.”
There is news of a plan to demolish the former Vocational Technical School in Perth Amboy and replace it with tenements for older people. This seems like another waste of resources given the need for additional space for high-school students.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song,” featuring original members of the Harry Chapin Band and the Chapin family, on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Throughout the night, the performers will share humorous anecdotes, emotional memories,…
RAHWAY—Community Access Unlimited will be hosting its 11th Annual Walk-A-Thon on Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.
CLARK—On Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark will host a Musical Chocolate Sabbath in what has been described as “the coming together of inspiring prayer and deliciously inspirational desserts.”
LINDEN – The Linden Playgrounds held a three point shooting contest on Monday, July 13. The winners are Amanda Williams, Chelsea Yeats, Jonathan Dinis and Rickeem Mixon.
BRISTOL, R.I.—Danielle Salamone, a resident of Elizabeth, was among over 1,000 students from Roger Williams University to receive their degree during the university’s commencement exercises held on May 23.
Fascinated by a graceful eagle that soared lazily over Perth Amboy in 1823, 17-year old Solomon Andrews realized “with a shock” that he KNEW how to fly! It took him forty years to prove it, but in 1863 this New Jerseyan made history’s first “controlled flight.”