Community Bulletin Board: the Suburban (for June 9)

The Sayreville Historic Society will maintain a Evening on the Museum occasion to honor veterans on June 10.

This system is open to the general public and admission is free.

Masks can be required and all COVID-19 protocols can be adopted.

The occasion will run from 6-9 p.m. on the Sayreville Historic Museum, 425 Essential St., Sayreville.


The Previous Bridge Sayreville South Amboy Chamber of Commerce will maintain a free seminar as a part of the chamber’s Training Collection from 6-7 p.m. June 15 at Cheesecake Hearth Division No. 1, Route 34.

Develop efficient day by day routines, apply time spent to your “biggest worth,” study to prioritize vital actions, use the calendar as an efficient device, and enhance vitality and focus.

RSVP by June 14 by emailing or name 732-607-6340.






The Madison-Previous Bridge Township Historic Society will welcome members again at 6 p.m. June 15, with their annual picnic, rain or shine, on the Thomas Warne Museum, 4216 Route 516.

Go away a voicemail on the museum at 732-566-2108 with what you intend to convey.

Or, electronic mail this info to

Seating can be exterior; convey your individual chair if you want.

As per state tips, all unvaccinated individuals should put on a masks.


The Madison-Previous Bridge Township Historic Society is on the lookout for center faculty and highschool yearbooks from Madison Township and Previous Bridge Township so as to add to its assortment.

Contact Jeff Kagan at 646-246-5598.

The yearbook assortment is available for most people to overview on the Thomas Warne Museum positioned simply throughout the road from the Previous Bridge Excessive Faculty.


Proper at Dwelling of Central New Jersey can set up a Senior Citizen Promenade for native services.

They are going to present music and leisure.

A promenade king and queen can be topped.
For extra info on methods to schedule a promenade, name 732-967-0900.

Serving northern Middlesex, Mercer and Monmouth counties.




Pre-registration for the 2020-21 kindergarten class for Previous Bridge residents is open.

There can be no in-person registration right now.

All college students have to be pre-registered to attend within the fall.

The pre-registration hyperlink may be discovered at The completion of the pre-registration can be used to carry your spot by date and time.

On the finish of the pre-registration, earlier than clicking on “Undergo District,” you will need to obtain the Kindergarten 2021-2022 packet. Directions on methods to full the kinds are included within the packet. Be sure you have made a duplicate of all authentic paperwork and reviewed the guidelines. Don’t ship any authentic paperwork.

After the packet is accomplished, scan the paperwork as a PDF to, mail, or drop all paperwork in an envelope together with your baby’s identify and college on it, efficient March 1.   

Particular person photographs of paperwork won’t be accepted. To scan, you possibly can obtain a free app known as ScanPro in your cellphone to create the pdf file.

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

You may be contacted by a district workers member as soon as your registration packets are reviewed.






Proper at Dwelling of Central New Jersey will maintain a fundraiser known as “The Longest Day Mini Well being Honest and Step Contest” at 4 p.m. June 17 on the Previous Bridge workplace, 1405 Route 18 south.

The longest day is held in June and honors these affected by Alzheimer’s illness, in addition to their households and caregivers.

All monies raised at this fundraiser can be donated by Proper at Dwelling of Central New Jersey to the Alzheimer’s Affiliation.  

For extra info, electronic mail Beth Sholom at


Nominations shut on June 30 for the 2021 Enterprise Chief of the Yr, offered by the Previous Bridge Sayreville South Amboy Chamber of Commerce.

Varieties have to be accomplished and mailed to The Choice Committee-Chief Awards, OBSSA Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Field 5241, Previous Bridge 08857.

Go to for a nomination kind.

For extra info, name 732-607-6340.


The YMCA of MEWSA (Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge, South Amboy) will maintain its twenty fifth annual YMCA 5K Run/Stroll on Sept. 25 at Roosevelt Park in Edison in entrance of the Lakeview Faculty.

Registration is open; early chicken charges can be found at till June 30.

The run/walk can be held rain or shine and may have a superhero theme.

It’s going to start at 8:30 a.m., nevertheless, digital possibility can be obtainable this 12 months as nicely.

  contributors can get extra info at

This run/stroll is held annually in reminiscence of Janice Garbolino, the previous Well being and Wellness Director of the Metuchen Department YMCA, who misplaced her battle with breast most cancers in 2002. This occasion helps the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy in offering a free train program for most cancers survivors known as Livestrong on the YMCA.









New Jersey State Affiliation of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) COVID Disaster Fund is supporting the rising demand for medical oxygen for hospitals in India.

Make a verify payable to AAPI and mail to Dr. Binod Sinha, 4 Progress St., Suite A9, Edison 08820.

Or, go to to donate on-line.


John Anagnostis, regional vice chair of the Middlesex County Republican Group, is searching for ballot staff from Perth Amboy, Sayreville and South Amboy for the upcoming Main Election on June 8 and the Normal Election on Nov. 2.

If , name 732-371-9967 and depart a message.
















Jim Raffone, the founder/CEO of JAR Of Hope, has been preventing for years to avoid wasting youngsters with a deadly illness known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Duchenne is a particularly uncommon (one in each 3,500 reside births), muscle-wasting illness for which there’s no remedy. By the early-teens, these youngsters (largely boys) are in wheelchairs. By the late-teens, they’re respiratory on ventilators. And by the early-twenties, they’re in graves. After suffocating.

Jim and Karen Raffone’s son James Anthony, now 11, was recognized with Duchenne at 4. Once they discovered there was no remedy, they began JAR Of Hope to lift funds for analysis.

Official Celeb Boxing is staging a boxing occasion on the Showboat Resort in Atlantic Metropolis on June 12. Raffone will go in opposition to Tommy “The Tiger” Moose, on the identical boxing program with Lamar Odom and Aaron Carter.

Tickets can be found at




Jammin for Jaclyn, the New Jersey-based profit for these preventing most cancers, will maintain its eighth annual profit live performance from 7-10:30 p.m. June 12, streaming just about on Fb Dwell @jamminforjaclyn

The occasion will profit native enterprise proprietor Brian DaSilva, who’s battling pancreatic most cancers.

Performers embody Levy Okun, SOF, Sahara Moon, Nick Ryan, Fern, Taylor Tote, Natalie Farrell and Jake Tavill.

There can be a 50/50 drawing.

For extra info or to donate, name Denise or Ron Morgan or Michael Squillace at 732-525-9536; electronic mail; or go to

The group was initially established for Sayreville resident Jaclyn Squillace, who was recognized with Stage 3 breast most cancers whereas 5 months pregnant in 2014. Her brother, Michael Squillace, an expert multi-instrumentalist, alongside together with her dad and mom and co-founders, Denise and Ron Morgan, created the annual occasion to be able to elevate funds for Jaclyn’s many surgical procedures and coverings, but in addition to raise her spirits.

As she went out and in of remission for a number of years, they continued to run the occasion for others preventing most cancers in the neighborhood.

Although Jaclyn handed in 2018, they proceed to run the occasion in her identify.


NAMI New Jersey will maintain its digital annual assembly and convention from 6-8 p.m. June 18 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19. Assembly instances are tentative.

The assembly will acknowledge the efforts of psychological well being advocates to enhance the lives of these affected by psychological sickness. These awards are offered to affiliate leaders, people and households affected by psychological sickness, group leaders, psychological well being service suppliers, legislation enforcement officers, educators, legislators and media.

The theme is “Rising By way of Adversity, Embracing Resilience.”

Registration info can be launched.

For extra info, go to




Previous Bridge PBA Native 127 will as soon as once more sponsor the Previous Bridge Militia’s Bulldozer Bash, which can be held at 2 p.m. June 19 at Previous Bridge Elks Lodge 2229, 67 Previous Amboy Street, Previous Bridge.

The Previous Bridge Militia Basis has performed an element in cultivating a tough rock and heavy metallic scene, whereas additionally aiding those that may be interested by studying about music, particularly youthful members of the group. Funds raised by these initiatives go to those that wouldn’t have the monetary means to buy devices or classes.

Donation of $30 contains beer and soda. Meals vehicles can be on website all day.

For extra info, go to or electronic mail


Brunswick Memorial Funeral Dwelling will maintain a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. June 23 on the dwelling, 454 Cranbury Street, East Brunswick.

Search by zip code, and the date, to enroll.

As an incentive, the Purple Cross has organized for each donor to obtain a $5 Amazon reward card.





St. Stan’s Bazaar Carnival will return from 5-9 p.m. June 24, 5-9 p.m. June 25 and 3-8 p.m. June 26 on the parish grounds, 221 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville.

There can be rides and nightly leisure, plus a meals tent. There can be seating, or convey your individual chair.

The tremendous 50/50 raffle is $5 per ticket. The drawing can be held at 8 p.m. June 26.

Nightly 50/50 drawings are $1 per ticket.

50/50 tickets may be bought in entrance of Sayreville Seafood & Deli, 141 Essential St., Sayreville, from 4-7 p.m. June 4, 8 a.m. to midday June 5, 4-7 p.m. June 18, and eight a.m. to midday June 19; from 9:30-11 a.m. June 12 in entrance of St. Stan’s Faculty; or from 9 a.m. to three p.m. weekdays or from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday nights within the parish workplace.

Tickets are additionally obtainable earlier than and after Plenty on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings within the church lobby.

There can even be different raffles, a cash wheel and a difficult tray.

Camp Middlesex, a summer time enrichment program for youngsters age 7-15, will return for the summer time.

Camp runs from June 28 to Aug. 20 on the school’s Edison campus. 

Whereas most applications can be in particular person, there’s additionally a digital part for individuals who desire that possibility.

Every week, youngsters select a program that mixes two lessons, which have been paired collectively to create an all-day expertise in areas corresponding to sports activities, crafts, STEM, Tremendous Science for Children, computer systems and theater. 

There may be additionally an choice to take lessons in a “digital Dwell” setting, by which campers enroll and take part at a set time from their dwelling computer systems. These embody cupcake making, drawing, family tree, poetry and portray. 

The brand new theater camp will run each morning and afternoon, and is centered on musical theater. 

For these college students interested by science, math and expertise, Camp Middlesex provides Black Rocket programs, which run from 8:30 a.m. to five p.m. They embody Minecraft Designers, eSports, Creating Video Video games, Digital Actuality, Robotics, and lots of others. These lessons are run on-site, however there’s additionally a digital possibility, by which campers can take part from dwelling. 

For extra info, go to or name 732-906-2556. 



The North Brunswick Youth Sports activities Pageant can be held from July 1-11 by DeVry/Chamberlain College, 630 Route 1 north, North Brunswick.

Hours are: 6-11 p.m. weeknights, 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays, 3 p.m. to midnight Saturdays, 3-11 p.m. Sundays.

Particular hours for July 4 are 3 p.m. to midnight, July 5 from 3-11 p.m. and July 6 6 p.m. to midnight.

There can be free leisure, rides, Rosaire’s Royal Racers, Excessive Flying Pages thrill present, motorbike stunt present, a Gossamer Magic Present and a brand new Kiddie Land.

Fireworks can be offered at 10 p.m. July 4 and at 10 p.m. July 10. Rain date is 10 p.m. July 11.

For reductions and a mega go, go to



The First Presbyterian Church of Sayreville will maintain its annual flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 on the church, 172 Essential St., Sayreville, immediately throughout from Borough Corridor. Rain date is Sept. 25.

Vendor areas can be found for $15 for one area, or $25 for 2. There are a restricted variety of tables to lease for a further $5.

No meals distributors.

For extra info, depart a message on the church answering machine at 732-257-6353 or electronic mail




The First Presbyterian Church of Sayreville will maintain its annual flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 on the church, 172 Essential St., Sayreville, immediately throughout from Borough Corridor. Rain date is Sept. 25.

For extra info, depart a message on the church answering machine at 732-257-6353 or electronic mail





North Brunswick PBA Native 160 introduced the return of its annual Cops & Rodders Automobile Present for Sept. 19. Rain date can be Sept. 26.

Extra particulars can be introduced.

For extra info, electronic mail



The Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness will maintain its 2021 stroll, NAMIWalks NJ Your Approach: A United Day of Hope, just about on Oct. 9

For extra info, go to







Preserve Middlesex Transferring has developed a transportation finder to assist seniors discover a trip to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments.

The device permits customers to see what transportation choices can be found at virtually all the 40-plus vaccination websites in Middlesex County.

For extra info, go to




The Middlesex County Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-site, operated by RWJBarnabas Well being, is searching for volunteers to help within the effectivity of the registration and vaccination course of and assist guests really feel comfy.

Volunteers of the mega-site, positioned on the New Jersey Conference & Expo Heart, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison, will greet sufferers and guests; carry out temperature screenings; direct sufferers via varied steps of the vaccination course of; present schooling supplies; and help with sustaining the registration space and supplying vaccination stations.

Volunteers don’t administer vaccines.

Those that apply to volunteer have to be a minimal of 18 years outdated and can be topic to a background verify and a drug display, and might want to signal a confidentiality assertion. 

Faculty college students requiring group service hours are additionally eligible to volunteer. RWJBarnabas Well being will monitor hours and supply written verification for individuals who want it.

Volunteers should commit via June to no less than two shifts per week from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or from 12:30 to five:30 p.m.; or one full day from 7:30 a.m. to five:30 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. Shifts can be found seven days per week.

Ship your identify, cellphone quantity, electronic mail tackle, desired begin date and your availability to

The Anshe Emeth Neighborhood Improvement Corp (AECDC) Central Jersey Diaper Financial institution is amassing child clothes sizes newborn-2T, diapers and books.

Donations may be picked up if inside Middlesex County. Volunteers from the Rutgers Faculty of Nursing will arrive between 10 a.m. and midday on the day indicated.

Presently, no footwear, gear, toys, and so forth. may be collected.





Saint Peter’s College Hospital in New Brunswick has launched the Substance Abuse and Habit Loss Help Group for households who’re dealing with loss as a consequence of habit.

The free and confidential help group meets just about on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m.

Impressed by Saint Peter’s Opioid Job Pressure, the Substance Abuse and Habit Loss Help Group is for households and shut family members of people that have handed away from habit.

The help group is open to everybody in New Jersey and serves as a protected area for households to debate their grief.

To affix the Substance Abuse and Habit Loss Help Group, name Jeanne Delacruz, a social employee at Saint Peter’s who facilitates the help group, at 732-745-8522 or electronic mail







NAMI In Our Personal Voice (NAMI En Nuestra Propia Voz) is a program by the Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness (NAMI) New Jersey chapter geared towards group schooling and decreasing the stigma of psychological well being, as skilled volunteers share their lived expertise of psychological well being restoration.

To schedule a presentation at a faculty, PTA assembly, congregation, city corridor, help group or skilled coaching, electronic mail

Displays can be found in English and Spanish.



Christ Church in South Amboy has reopened its thrift store.

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

Gadgets obtainable embody clothes, footwear, equipment and home items.

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

Comply with COVID-19 tips of social distancing and masks sporting.




Achieve stability from an in-demand occupation; apply for a Girls’s Heart profession coaching grant from Jewish Household Companies of Middlesex County.

Certified individuals who’re lively members of the JFS Girls’s Heart should submit an software and attend an interview. Grants can be found for short-term coaching applications for in-demand jobs.

Eligible candidates should qualify as a “displaced homemaker,” a lady who’s a single mom, divorced, separated, widowed, or residing with a disabled partner/associate.

For extra info or to schedule an appointment, electronic mail


French American Faculty 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 Faculties and the French Ministry of Training; personalized consideration because of small class sizes; and a multicultural group with greater than 30 nationalities represented.

FAPS is positioned at 75 Mapleton Street, Princeton.

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



Central Jersey SCORE, a non-profit useful resource associate of the Small Enterprise Administration, is on the lookout for volunteers to help individuals trying to begin a enterprise or develop an present small enterprise.

The group is recruiting enterprise house owners and executives, each present and retired, who wish to share their expertise and information with at present’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

The Central Jersey Chapter of SCORE serves Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon counties.

Central Jersey SCORE supplies in-person mentoring and webinars, each supplied just about in keeping with present pandemic restrictions. As well as, the SCORE web site provides instruments and templates on all kinds of subjects and quite a few on-line programs and webinars to help small enterprise house owners via each facet of enterprise improvement and administration. Companies are supplied freed from cost.

Anybody interested by volunteering with SCORE or searching for further info ought to electronic mail


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

Hospice affected person care volunteers go to with sufferers of their properties, which will also be nursing services or assisted residing services, no less than 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 may be digital, and are both through the day or early night.

Volunteers can also help with administrative work throughout the hospice workplace.

Affected person care volunteers full an software 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 Approach of Central Jersey’s COVID-19 Restoration Fund will help people and households affected by the novel coronavirus with essential primary bills together with lease, utilities, prescription remedy/medical provides, baby care and meals.

United Approach 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 Approach could also be mailed to United Approach of Central Jersey, 32 Ford Ave., Milltown 08850.


Monroe Township Jewish Battle Veterans Publish 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 workers at VA Medical Facilities nationwide.

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

-Additionally requested are DVDs appropriate for veterans at these places.

Ship all objects to JWV Publish 609, c/o Charles Koppelman, 6 Yarmouth Dr., Monroe 08831-4742.



Previous Bridge Excessive Faculty 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 light-weight on the significance of veterans throughout the Previous Bridge group.

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

To submit info, go to or contact Man Lassen at


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