Community Bulletin Board: the Suburban (for Feb. 10)




New Jersey’s digital Summer season Camp Truthful is open for registration, welcoming households who’re searching for a secure and rewarding expertise for his or her baby.

NJ Camp Truthful’s purpose, in collaboration with The American Camp Affiliation, and the complete camp group, is to carry ideas of a traditional summer time, and to make summer time camp a actuality. Summer season camps are anticipated to re-open whether or not it’s an in-person, hybrid or digital camp.

From 10 a.m. to three p.m. Feb. 21, study sleep away, sports activities, journey, journey, group service, tutorial, artwork, robotics, gymnastics, school prep, performing arts, language and nature camps. Meet stay with camp administrators and employees; view Camp in Motion movies; examine, obtain data and apply for camp; study open homes, camp promotions and early hen reductions; and ask questions.

RSVP for a free ticket at or go to

For extra data, name 973-303-3027 or electronic mail



Pre-registration for the 2021-22 Kindergarten class is open for Outdated Bridge residents.

There will probably be no in-person registration at the moment.

All college students have to be pre-registered to attend within the fall. The pre-registration hyperlink could be discovered at The completion of the pre-registration will probably be used to carry a spot by date and time.

On the finish of the pre-registration, earlier than clicking on “Undergo District,” obtain the Kindergarten 2021-22 packet. Directions on how you can full the kinds are included within the packet. Make a duplicate of all unique paperwork and assessment the guidelines. Don’t ship any unique paperwork.

After the packet is accomplished, scan the paperwork as a PDF file to, mail, or drop all paperwork in an envelope with the kid’s title and faculty on it, efficient March 1.   

Particular person pictures of paperwork is not going to be accepted. To scan, obtain a free app referred to as ScanPro to create the PDF file.

For anybody not submitting paperwork by way of electronic mail, all envelopes are to be dropped off on the Patrick A. Torre Administration Constructing, 4207 Route 516, Matawan 07747. When getting into the constructing don’t proceed via the second set of doorways. Registration packets ought to be dropped within the orange bin, situated within the foyer.

Registration packets will probably be reviewed starting March 1. As soon as reviewed, the mother or father/guardian will probably be contacted by a district employees member.



Saint Peter’s College Hospital, a member of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, is internet hosting a free digital lecture collection on adolescent and household well being points.

Organized by Saint Peter’s Opioid Process Pressure, this digital lecture collection is designed for folks and households. The presentation will deal with widespread parental issues concerning the quite a few methods the pandemic has impacted teenagers, from points like isolation to how they cope, socialize and develop. The collection may even discover dependancy which has escalated through the pandemic and assets for profitable restoration.

Every lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The complete checklist of lecture matters is:

Feb. 10: Adolescents and Methods to Safely Socialize, offered by Dr. Susan Brill-Goldberg, Adolescent Medication, The Kids’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s College Hospital
Registration hyperlink:<>

Feb. 24: Adolescents/Household Coping Expertise In the course of the Pandemic, offered by Dr. Suzanne Lind, Psychiatry, The Kids’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s College Hospital
Registration hyperlink:

March 10: Adolescent Mind Growth and Dependancy, offered by Dr. Tejal Mehta, Pediatrics, The Kids’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s College Hospital
Registration hyperlink:

March 24: Vaping and the Adolescent, offered by Nicki Francis and Mara Carlin, BS, CPS, Wellspring Heart for Prevention
Registration hyperlink:

April 7: Restoration Coaches, offered by Bonnie Nolan, PhD, Woodbridge Opioid Overdose Restoration Program (WOORP)
Registration hyperlink:

April 21: Profitable Restoration from Dependancy, offered by Don Rogers, Group Outreach director at The Restoration Village Cherry Hill at Cooper
Registration hyperlink:

For extra data on any of the digital lectures, contact Robert J. LaForgia, coordinator, More healthy Middlesex, at or 732-745-8600, ext. 5831. Permit as much as 48 hours for a response.

French American College Princeton (FASP) is accepting enrollment.

At FASP, college students in preschool (3 years outdated) via grade 8 profit from a rigorous bilingual curriculum accredited by the Center State Affiliation Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Colleges and the French Ministry of Training; personalized consideration due to small class sizes; and a multicultural group with greater than 30 nationalities represented.

FAPS is situated at 75 Mapleton Street, Princeton.

Go to, name 609-430-3001 or electronic mail





The Sayreville Public Library will provide the next applications in February:

The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group will meet the primary Saturday of every month. Dr. Colleen Georges facilitates this month-to-month wellness group designed to assist develop optimism and general happiness.

ESL dialog courses meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Sometimes, they meet wherever from 10 a.m. to eight:30 p.m., relying on the provision of the tutor and college students. Contact Lauren Sergeant for extra data, at or fill out a web-based utility kind at


Stitchers and Knitters Nameless will meet just about at 6:30 p.m. each second Thursday of the month. Open to adults. For extra data, name Aziza at 732-727-0212.

Be taught to knit with Jen in a digital learners class at 6 p.m. Feb. 17.

The library will maintain a blood drive from 11 a.m. to six:30 p.m. Feb 22 within the library assembly room, 1050 Washington Street, Parlin part of Sayreville.. By appointment solely; name 201-251-3703 or register at

The “What’s It Value?” appraisal program will probably be supplied by Mike Ivankovich from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 24 by way of Zoom. There will probably be three components to this program starting with a 20-minute dialogue on “10 Elements That Will At all times Affect the Worth of Your Treasures”. He’ll then transition to the appraisal portion of this system, evaluating every attendee’s treasures, one after the other. All through this system, Ivankovich will share shopping for and promoting methods. This system is anticipated to final two hours, however will finish as soon as everybody’s treasures are appraised.

Except in any other case famous, register for every program on the Sayreville Public Library’s Occasions Calendar at with the intention to obtain the Zoom hyperlink; or name Aziza at 732-727-0212 for extra data.




Christ Church in South Amboy has reopened its thrift store.

Restricted hours are from 9 a.m. to midday Saturdays.

Objects accessible embody clothes, footwear, equipment and home items.

The brand new entrance is from the church parking zone, 220 Primary St., South Amboy.

Comply with COVID-19 pointers of social distancing and masks carrying.







Nominations for the twenty fifth annual Russ Berrie Making a Distinction Award are being accepted via Feb. 12.

Members of the group can nominate a fellow New Jerseyan and provides her or him the prospect to be acknowledged for his or her service. They’re individuals who assist others in want, give their time and vitality to resolve group issues, and put others above themselves.

Every year, the Making a Distinction Award presents $50,000 to 1 winner, $25,000 to 2 runners-up, and as much as $7,500 to a number of others at a ceremony hosted by Ramapo Faculty of New Jersey, which manages the awards program on behalf of the Russell Berrie Basis.

Awards will probably be offered at a digital ceremony in Could.

The nomination kind is on the market on-line at


The Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps is devoted to defending and preserving the greater than 8,000 acres of open area owned and maintained by Middlesex County.

Conservation Corps crew members have to be 16 years of age or older. They work from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays from April 10 via June 5. Wage is $12.50 per hour.

Tasks embody:

  • Litter clean-up, recycling and brush elimination
  • Path marking, constructing and upkeep
  • Mapping/survey of present path system
  • Plantings and reforestation administration tasks
  • Wildlife habitat enhancement tasks
  • Invasive species administration and elimination

To use, ship a canopy letter and resume to or mail to Middlesex County Workplace of Parks and Recreation, Attn: Julia DeRosso, P.O. Field 661, New Brunswick 08903.

Purposes are due by Feb. 19.





The Latino Psychological Well being Affiliation of New Jersey will maintain its 2021 annual convention just about on Feb. 19 and 20.

Discover that means throughout Latinx identities and adapt to altering occasions affecting racism, colorist and invisibility.

To register, go to

Co-sponsored by Horizon NJ Well being and Rutgers College of Social Work.



Louis L. Picone, presidential historian and writer of “The place the Presidents Had been Born,” “The President Is Useless!” and a soon-to-be launched e-book about President Ulysses S. Grant, will current a digital program at 10 a.m. Feb. 28.

This system is a presentation of the Sisterhood and Males’s Membership of Congregation Beth Ohr of Outdated Bridge and is sponsored by the Herman and Freda Lipp Memorial Fund in reminiscence of Barbara Lipp.

There isn’t any cost to view this system, which will probably be offered on Zoom.

E-mail by Feb. 24 to accumulate the log in knowledge.


“The 12 months of 2020” images contest is being held by The Buddies of the Sayreville Public Library.

This contest is open to residents of Sayreville older than age 12 who maintain a legitimate Sayreville Library Card.

Pictures have to be related to the theme: The 12 months of 2020 in Sayreville or the State of New Jersey. It may be pandemic associated or seize Sayreville’s and/or New Jersey’s panorama, folks, meals, nature or wildlife. Should be acceptable subject material.
All submissions have to be printed in black and white, however could also be any dimension. Digitally altered
photos is not going to be thought-about. The picture could be framed or mounted on mat, foam or gator board, for show and judging solely – the body will probably be returned after the competition.
Entries have to be submitted by the unique photographer. Submission of the picture and entry kind is a testomony to utilization rights. If the picture contains folks, the photographer is accountable for acquiring releases from these pictured.

Restrict 5 submissions per particular person.

Submissions could also be dropped off on the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Street, Parlin.

Every picture have to be accompanied by a accomplished entry kind (accessible on the Circulation Desk) or on-line on the Sayreville Public Library website.

Entries have to be acquired by Feb. 28 to be eligible.

Photographs will probably be on show starting March 1. Together with three nameless judges, the general public will probably be allowed to vote on the submissions till March 30. Entries will probably be judged on the idea of creativity, high quality and effectiveness in conveying the topic. All contest choices are ultimate. Entries that fail to adjust to the foundations will probably be disqualified and the submission will probably be returned.

Judges will choose a primary, second, and third place picture, in addition to at the very least one honorable point out. The primary place winner will obtain a $100 present card, the second place winner will obtain a $50 present card, and the third place winner will obtain a $25 present card. Honorable point out winners will obtain a certificates of appreciation. Winners will probably be contacted by April 1.

The profitable submissions will stay on show within the Sayreville Public Library.


Middlesex Faculty is creating apprenticeship alternatives in Superior Manufacturing via Profession Advance USA, a U.S. Division of Labor-funded grant.

Apprenticeships, developed and carried out in collaboration with employers, are earn-and-learn applications that mix formal classroom studying with on-the-job coaching.

These concerned with this system ought to register for a digital data session at They are going to be held over Zoom at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, March 9, April 13 and Could 11.

The school can also be searching for employers concerned with creating employees.

For extra details about the grant and how you can take part, go to or contact Yarelis Figueroa at or John Miller at




Ladies With Goal of Christ Episcopal Church in South Amboy will maintain Zumba on Zoom at 10 a.m. March 6.

The fee is $10 per session.

The Zoom hyperlink will probably be offered after registration and cost is acquired.

Name or textual content Donna at 732-309-8767 or Gail at 732-991-3124 for extra data.

Anybody who can’t attend could make a donation utilizing the GivePlus app by Vanco to help the church’s outreach and scholarship applications.




The Sayreville Conflict Memorial Excessive College 2020 Corridor of Fame Annual Awards Banquet is rescheduled once more for six p.m. April 24, 2021, on the VFW Corridor on Jernee Mill Street.

The honorees are:

  • Chris Beagan, Class of 1990, three-time state championship coach, GMC Coach of the 12 months
  • Steven Casano, Class of 1985, founding govt director of NeuroSearch; Sayreville Little League coach, sponsorship coordinator and board member
  • William D’Amico, Class of 1973, distinguished navy profession; three particular operations commanding officer excursions of obligation; post-military profession in company medical system, shopper items and industrial manufacturing industries
  • The late Matthew Lynch, Class of 1985, president of Buddies Of Kids’s Hospital in Warsaw, Poland; honored by U.S. ambassador to Poland for 20 years of service
  • Farrah Reilly, Class of 1994, New York Occasions and USA Right now bestselling writer beneath the pen title Emma Chase; books translated into greater than 20 languagesTickets are $50 for adults or $30 for youngsters, with a selection of meals.All reservations acquired to this point for tickets and program adverts will probably be honored.New advert e-book and ticket requests will probably be mailed in March.For extra data, contact Elaine Kubacz at 732-727-0192 or


Recognizing the bravery and dedication of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water proclaims its 2021 grant program for volunteer hearth departments, ambulance squads and first assist squads situated inside the firm’s service areas.

Grants could also be used to cowl the prices of private protecting tools, communications gear, first assist tools, firefighting instruments, automobile upkeep and different supplies that will probably be used to help volunteer firefighter and emergency responder operations. Reimbursement for particular coaching programs, together with the price of coaching manuals, pupil workbooks, and instructors can also be eligible.

To use, organizations should full the applying accessible at beneath Information & Group, Group Involvement.

The utmost grant quantity awarded to any group is $2,000.

The deadline to use is March 12. candidates can discover extra data and apply on-line at

Grant recipients will probably be notified on the finish of March.





Teenagers throughout the state can start submitting entries for the twenty sixth Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which highlights the New Jersey Human Providers’ mission to help households, particularly throughout these difficult occasions.

The competition, run by the Division of Household Growth, is open to all New Jersey center and excessive school-aged youngsters.

The 2021 contest challenges teenagers for example – via artwork or the written phrase – how they and their family members have supported one another via the entire adjustments which have occurred this 12 months, from distant education to discovering new methods to remain related to family and friends.

All entries have to be postmarked no later than March 31.

Employees from the Division of Household Growth and its Workplace of Baby Help Providers will choose the competition. Winners will probably be chosen in first, second, and third locations in each the center and highschool teams, for every of the 2 entry classes. Sometimes, profitable college students are acknowledged at an awards ceremony in mid-Could, however a ultimate determination on an awards ceremony will probably be made at a later date based mostly on the standing of the general public well being emergency and associated well being and security pointers.

Profitable entries from the competition will probably be included within the 2022 Workplace of Baby Help Calendar, in addition to probably being included as a part of the workplace’s advertising and marketing supplies. Various honorable point out entries may even be chosen for potential inclusion in each areas.  

The 2021 calendar could be considered or downloaded from the competition homepage,, to function inspiration for the teenagers. The web site additionally gives the official guidelines, steadily requested questions, entry kinds, a have a look at the winners and honorable mentions from earlier contests and different vital contest data.

Lecturers and directors can register their faculty by visiting or by contacting Matthew Cossel at 937-207-7627 or College registration just isn’t required for direct pupil entry.

For full submission pointers, go to

For extra details about baby help companies, name 1-877-NJKIDS1 or go to


New Jersey American Water is accepting functions for inexperienced venture funding via its Environmental Grant Program.

This system presents grants of $1,000 to $10,000 for qualifying progressive, community-based environmental tasks that enhance, restore or defend watersheds, floor water and/or groundwater provides all through the corporate’s service areas.

New Jersey American Water will award the grants on a aggressive foundation and choose tasks based mostly on varied standards together with targets, influence, innovation, design and sustainability. The character of the venture’s collaboration with different group organizations in addition to its general group engagement may even be thought-about.

All candidates are anticipated to stipulate particular, measurable targets for tasks of their proposals. On the conclusion of the grant venture, the lead group should present a written report on the venture outcomes/influence.

Grant recipients will probably be notified in mid-April.

Extra data and utility necessities could be obtained instantly at









Dove Hospice Providers of New Jersey seeks compassionate volunteers to supply help to native hospice sufferers and their households.

Hospice affected person care volunteers go to with sufferers of their properties, which can be nursing amenities or assisted dwelling amenities, at the very least as soon as per week. They learn to the affected person, reminisce about their lives, play playing cards, assist with letter writing and supply respite for caregivers.

Visits could be digital, and are both through the day or early night.

Volunteers may additionally help with administrative work inside the hospice workplace.

Affected person care volunteers full an utility and attend a digital volunteer coaching program that covers the position of a hospice volunteer. Day and night digital coaching applications are supplied.

To join the subsequent digital coaching class, contact Volunteer Coordinator Deborah Adams at 732-405-3035 or electronic mail



The United Manner of Central Jersey’s COVID-19 Restoration Fund will help people and households affected by the novel coronavirus with essential fundamental bills together with hire, utilities, prescription treatment/medical provides, baby care and meals.

United Manner will work with trusted group companions to establish people and households most in want of this short-term help.

Donations to the UWCJ COVID-19 Help Fund could also be made on-line at Checks made payable to United Manner could also be mailed to United Manner of Central Jersey, 32 Ford Ave., Milltown 08850.


Monroe Township Jewish Conflict Veterans Put up 609 is amassing United States and overseas stamps, each on and off envelopes.

Stamps are utilized by veterans as hobbies and as remedy to help medical employees at VA Medical Facilities nationwide.

Stamps should not traded or bought; they’re forwarded to veteran sufferers at no cost.

Additionally requested are DVDs appropriate for veterans at these places.

Ship all gadgets to JWV Put up 609, c/o Charles Koppelman, 6 Yarmouth Dr., Monroe 08831-4742.



Outdated Bridge Excessive College is searching for lively obligation or reservist navy personnel who’re alumni for the Army Wall of Honor anticipated to be established this 12 months.

The wall is supposed to commemorate graduates who’ve given their lives to honor their nation and shine a lightweight on the significance of veterans inside the Outdated Bridge group.

Residents are urged to help with the venture by spreading the phrase of the proposed navy wall. The highschool is searching for graduates from 1995 via the current.

To submit data, go to or contact Man Lassen at




Source link

Related posts

Leave a Comment