TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., Peter J. Barnes III, Jack Conners and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to help veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the college classroom was signed into law Sept. 13.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. This is a whole-body workout using kick boxing, high and low aerobics, cardio and body toning.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a cause? Would you like to meet new friends? The Department of Public Property and Community Services has formed a “Knitting and Crocheting for a Cause” group that is open to all ages, young adult through senior citizens.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Alfonso A. Pena has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
HAMILTON— Parents go to great lengths to make sure their children are safe. When it comes to car seat safety, however, minor mistakes can put children at risk without parents realizing it.
RAHWAY – During the month of October, the city of Rahway will welcome Kataluma Chai, a gourmet tea café, to its downtown business community.
UNION – The upcoming gubernatorial race in New Jersey, the newspaper industry, the environment and multiculturalism are among the topics under discussion as part of Kean University’s Issues ’09 lecture series this fall. Events will take place at various locations on campus. The series is free and open to the general public.
Here’s a chance to meet one of our era’s most significant authors and artists of the natural world. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum of Short Hills is sponsoring a free lecture at Drew University on Tuesday, Sept. 22, by nationally renowned birder, author and artist David Allen Sibley. Writers, artists, bird watchers, tree-huggers and outdoor lovers won’t want to miss this event!