STATE—Only 1 in 5 (18%) New Jersey voters correctly indicate that nearly half (45%), or 2.25 million acres, of New Jersey is open space, according to a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll sponsored by the New Jersey Farm Bureau.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the purchase of three parcels of land totaling approximately five acres for $1.74 million from the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA – Aquatics Facility welcomed neighboring high school swim teams this week.
Club Meeting • Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. – Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr. The Linden High School Madrigal Singers will perform. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation.
RAHWAY – Police are investigating an accident between a bicycle and a motor vehicle that happened on Saturday evening on East Hazelwood Avenue near Main Street.
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library is hoping to start a number of adult clubs.
ELIZABETH – As part of a program to celebrate the power of volunteerism, PSEG recently recognized exemplary employee volunteers and rewarded the nonprofit organizations they support.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Middle School Science Club has been preparing for the upcoming New Jersey Science Olympiad.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School student Brian Cautillo of Union has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship.