EDISON – Township officials will light Edison’s 20-foot live blue spruce Christmas tree on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. in front of the Heritage at Clara Barton, Amboy Avenue and 3rd Street, Edison.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2010 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Linden’s Muhammad Wilkerson, a sophomore defensive tackle for the Temple Owls, was named to the All-Mid-American Conference first team last week. He was one of a record eight players from the college to be so honored.
PARSIPPANY – Anthem Institute in Parsippany will host a Community Blood Drive, scheduled for Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the school’s 959 Route 46 East location.
NEW BRUNSWICK—There’s still time to purchase tickets for a 50/50 Mega Lottery being sponsored by New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324.
EDISON—On Dec. 2 and 3, Lower School students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison got a jump start on their shopping during the Wardlaw-Hartridge Parents Association’s Holiday Boutique.
MOUNTAINSIDE – When Lake Surprise was dredged a decade ago, the last thing anyone wanted, was for sediment to clog the 24-acre lake again—or at least any time soon.
RAHWAY—Last year, after reading the book “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown, students in Linda Lampert’s second grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway completed a special project.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library invites the public to a lecture by Dr. William Gillette, Professor of History at Rutgers University, on “The Role of New Jersey in the Civil War,” on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.