NEW BRUNSWICK—A workshop to prepare students to take the College Placement Test will be offered at the New Brunswick Center Wednesday, October 14 from 6-8 p.m. The New Brunswick Center is at 140 New Street, on the corner of Joyce Kilmer Avenue.
EDISON—As part of Middlesex County College’s 45th anniversary, alumnae who had played on the softball team were invited back for a game against the current squad on October 4.
CLARK—Jeanamarie Banta of Clark, a first-year student at Gettysburg College, was awarded a Presidential Scholarship by the college.
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will participate in Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event.
ELIZABETH—Bridgeway has scheduled its ninth annual walkathon to take place on Sunday, Oct. 18. This year’s walk is slated for the TD Bank Ball Park in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots baseball club. Registration begins at noon.
ISELIN– Indus American Bank recently appointed Timothy E. Doyle, a resident of Westfield, as chief loan officer and senior vice president.
HAMILTON—A trip to the auto repair shop can feel like visiting a foreign country for some motorists—they do not understand the language and are worried about being taken advantage of by the locals.
WOODBRIDGE – The Parker Press Park in Woodbridge will again be transformed into a fine art and craft gallery on Saturday, Oct. 10. The second annual BarronFest, a free-to-the-public juried fine arts and crafts festival, will feature over 50 talented local artisans.
STATE—The New Jersey Environmental Federation endorsed GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie Tuesday. It is the first time the organization supported a Republican candidate in a statewide campaign in almost 30 years.