PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Crystal Martir graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Martir, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
RAHWAY—Registration for the 2010 Rahway PAL Basketball season is underway. The program is open to boys and girls in grades one to eight.
STATE – New Jersey voters favor a proposal to fund open space land acquisition, but aren’t interested in voting by mail, according to results of a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMindTM poll.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the Public Health and Education Committee, addresses school nurses at a recent H1N1 vaccination training program at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
CLARK – The Save Oak Ridge Committee is planning a rally at Oak Ridge Park to protest the Union County Freeholders’ decision to close the golf course at the site and convert it to a public park.
NEWARK – NJPAC’s Alternate Routes Series presents its annual fiery weekend of Latin jazz with three performances from Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 1, 2009.
LINDEN—Approximately 700 students in grades six through eight, 70 faculty/staff members, and a student leadership collation of 35 students from several school clubs, led by teachers Kevin LaMastra, Michael D’Amato, and Sylvia Smith, of the Soehl Middle School in Linden, will employ a $10,000 grant from the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education to implement Project 2015: Youth Led Social Action for Global Change.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A bake sale, rummage sale, clothing drive, food drive, health screening and a blood drive will be among the many offerings when New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 hosts its Community Service Day on Sunday, Oct. 18, rain or shine.
UNION—The Model Railroad Club, Inc. will put discount advance tickets for its 2009 annual light and sound show and open house on sale Saturday, Oct. 17.