UNION – The Human Rights Institute at Kean University will host its third annual international conference on human rights, Combating Hatred, on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue, Union.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold a one day only 60% off your total bill sale at their Scotch Plains thrift store on Friday, Nov. 27. There will be a 50% off sale on Saturday Nov. 28.
RAHWAY – Literacy Volunteers of Union County is recruiting new tutors to help adults learn how to read.
NEW BRUNSWICK—In an effort to build the groundwork for future research on health promotion among individuals with colorectal and other cancers, a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) has launched a new study examining patterns in physical activity and eating habits of colorectal cancer patients who have recently finished treatment.
WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac announced the kick-off of Woodbridge Township’s 2009 “Season of Giving” holiday food drive last week.
EDISON—Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Edison Township has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey Certification. Edison is one of 28 towns out of hundreds that applied for the environmentally-friendly certification.
PERTH AMBOY – After numerous complaints, New Jersey Transit is finally moving forward with plans to make the Perth Amboy train station handicapped accessible.
SAYREVILLE – Police arrested a Sayreville man and an Atlantic Highlands woman and charged them with breaking into five Sayreville homes over a two month period.
RAHWAY—On Monday, Nov. 17, as part of National Education Week, Rahway High School students from Mark Cantagallo’s African-American Studies class gave multimedia presentations of the history of slave revolts in the United States and abroad.