WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a bill to authorize $6.9 billion in disaster relief funding yesterday, by a 62-37 vote. The money is needed to help pay for recovery efforts from the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and other natural disasters around the nation.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Fair featuring MusicFest is underway at Oak Ridge Park in Clark. The annual event is a celebration of free outdoor music combined with traditional county fair activities.
KEASBEY — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Woodbridge Public Works, 225 Smith Street, Keasbey.
Women are notorious for being overly self-critical of themselves and of other women. Men are not immune from this, but women are the clear winners here. Maybe that’s because we compare ourselves to bony movie stars and supermodels and, of course, every other woman we see in the course of our day.
OLD BRIDGE – Community residents can attend a free health fair at Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Old Bridge location, One Hospital Plaza, off of Ferry Road, on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD-Awhile back someone had mentioned the Middlesex Mall in one of my columns. Here are some businesses that I found that were once there: Bert’s, Caldor, Consumer’s, catalog store, Derby Dog, Discovery Zone, Kodak Jewelry Store, Lanape Leather, Marino’s Deli, Sam Goody, Singer Sewing, Sound-A-Rama, Stern’s, Surprise Store, Taste Bud, a Ticket Master and W.T. Grant’s.