KATHY McBAIN/STAFF Greater Media Newspapers held a holiday food drive in the Manalapan office from Dec. 9-21. Donations were brought to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune.
Composer and jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz and his trio will perform in concert 2:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Old Bridge Public Library Main Branch, Route 516 and Cottrell Road. Lenz has released eight recordings as a leader, and his music has been featured in television shows including “Breaking Bad,” “Catfish” and “Anthony Bourdain’s No… Continue reading B.D. Lenz to offer concert at library
Guest speaker Sara Langberg will discuss her experiences growing up in Germany after World War II in a program set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at a private home in East Brunswick. The event is sponsored by the East Brunswick Chapter of Hadassah. For location and more information, call Beth at 908-337-1940.
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will offer an Environmental Stewards Program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 27-June 8 at the EARTH Center, in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave, South Brunswick. The program will introduce non-scientists to the science underlying key environmental issues in the Garden State. Leading authorities from academia will… Continue reading Stewards will study the environment
I have been hearing a lot in the news lately about missing packages from people’s front porches. The carriers who deliver the packages can solve this problem. For example, as it is now, the delivery person sets the package on the front porch and rings the doorbell. The carrier does not wait to see if… Continue reading Carriers should ensure deliveries
STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR The Force was strong at the Plumsted Library in Plumsted Township, Ocean County, on Dec. 16 when a celebration of all things “Star Wars” was held in conjunction with the opening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
A free ESL conversation group will be held for six weeks at 10 a.m. Fridays beginning Jan. 29 at the Jamesburg Public Library, 229 Gatzmer Ave., Jamesburg. Registration is free but space is limited. Call 732-521-0440 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
The Suburban Artist Guild of Central New Jersey will hold its next monthly meeting at 2 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the East Brunswick Library, Jean Walling Civic Center on Ryders Lane. Bring in materials suitable for a still life, such as bottles, imitation flowers or fruit. Several arrangements will be set up around the… Continue reading Artists will paint still lifes on Jan. 8
By KATHY CHANG Staff Writer MILLTOWN — As the Borough Council commenced its final meeting of the year, Patricia “Patty” Murray said she enjoyed her three years serving on the council dais. “It has been a real honor serving the residents of Milltown and it has been a great learning experience for myself personally,” she… Continue reading Milltown council thanks Murray for three years of service
By MICHAEL NUNES Staff Writer EAST BRUNSWICK — For those children whose only source of food may be a school lunch, Temple B’nai Shalom has made a weekend care package for them. On Dec. 13, members of the Little Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Shalom, Fern Road, packed zipped storage bags with food to give to… Continue reading Temple teaches children to perform mitzvahs