PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Jasmil Rivas graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Rivas, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
LINDEN – Back To School Night is an opportunity for parents and teachers to meet and connect with each other.
UNION – Kean University will hold an undergraduate fall open house on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in takes place at Harwood Arena, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union.
ISELIN–Indus American Bank announced approval for its Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Lender Participant (PLP) status this week. As a PLP, Indus can now streamline the procedures necessary to provide financial assistance to the small business community.
CLARK—Boy Scout Troop 310 of Clark is holding a Halloween costume drive in cooperation with Jersey Cares.
EDISON –A Flu Defense Clinic at Menlo Park Mall will run each weekend from Oct. 10, through Nov. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, providing vaccinations for seasonal flu, pneumonia and H1N1, while supplies last.
EDISON—An open house for prospective Middlesex County College students and their families will be held on the Edison campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1 in the College Center.
NEWARK—As consumers prepare their homes for colder weather, the Division of Consumer Affairs is advising homeowners to be alert for frauds involving repairs to chimneys.
My family settled in Middlesex County in the 1840s and, through many generations, continue to reside here. We are used to some of the political shenanigans that the Middlesex County Democrats occupy themselves with, but this time I feel that they have completely crossed the line on integrity.