Community Bulletin Board: the Suburban (for May 26)


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

There will likely be no in-person registration presently.

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

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

On the finish of the pre-registration, earlier than clicking on “Undergo District,” you could obtain the Kindergarten 2021-2022 packet. Directions on the way to full the kinds are included within the packet. Ensure you have made a replica 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 youngster’s title and faculty 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 by way of electronic mail, all envelopes are to be dropped off on the Patrick A. Torre Administration Constructing, 4207 Route 516, Matawan. When coming into the constructing don’t proceed by means of the second set of doorways. Registration packets ought to be dropped within the orange bin, which is positioned within the foyer.

You can be contacted by a district employees member as soon as your registration packets are reviewed.




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 will likely be rides and nightly leisure, plus a meals tent. There will likely be seating, or deliver your individual chair.

The tremendous 50/50 raffle is $5 per ticket. The drawing will likely 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 College; 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 may also be different raffles, a cash wheel and a tough tray.




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 examine 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 in search of ballot staff from Perth Amboy, Sayreville and South Amboy for the upcoming Main Election on June 8 and the Common Election on Nov. 2.

If , name 732-371-9967 and go away a message.











The YMCA of Better Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Residents Actions Community (SCAN) have joined forces to deliver the area’s senior residents collectively in particular person and just about on Might 26 for a particular, free occasion devoted to bodily and psychological well being, harm prevention and camaraderie.

The trio is partnering with two main hospital teams and different organizations to welcome SCAN and YMCA members and the general public to the Previous Bridge, Freehold, Purple Financial institution and Toms River services for the particular Nationwide Senior Well being & Health Day occasion that includes a bunch of actions, lessons, health workshops, and a wholesome meal.

The occasion coincides with Older People Month.

The Nationwide Senior Well being & Health Day celebration will happen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Quite a lot of lessons will likely be supplied in any respect 4 YMCA places from deep water aerobics to Zumba and Yoga, and a seminar on harm prevention, plus “Stroll, Speak and Stroll,” the place everybody can have a enjoyable and interactive stroll collectively.

A grab-and-go lunch will likely be offered by Fulfill on a first-come, first-served foundation.

Digital applications will embody a stress administration workshop, mind video games, meditation, health and extra.

Partnering organizations embody RWJ Barnabas, CentraState Healthcare System, the VNA of Central New Jersey Group Well being Middle, Atlantic Bodily Remedy, T-Cellular and Fulfill, that are offering extra help and data through the one-day occasion.

Advance registration is required for all members. To enroll and consider your complete schedule, go to

All members will obtain a 7-day cross to SCAN and the YMCA of their selection.

For extra data, electronic mail



The College of the Arts on the East Brunswick campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Colleges will current an outside manufacturing of Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Evening’s Dream” Might 26-30.

Theater, music, dance, and humanities know-how college students are collaborating on the efficiency, which will likely be introduced earlier than a restricted viewers within the outside “Hobbit” courtyard on the East Brunswick campus, 112 Rues Lane.

The play will likely be directed by theater arts trainer Brian Homer, with set design by arts know-how trainer Lea Anello, and choreography by dance trainer Cleo Mack.

Music will likely be offered by East Brunswick campus music college students underneath the path of their trainer, Andy Greatorex, with costume design by college students Emily Rosado, Paige Brathwaite, Louis Meagher-DiEllo, and Kevin Hernandez; mild design by college students Isabella Tomazic and Kirstyn Surowiec, and sound design by pupil Oliver Nichols.

The manufacturing will characteristic college students Darrion Brown of North Brunswick as Lysander, Theodore Lenahan of South Amboy as Demetrius, Cheyenne Busch of North Brunswick as Helena, Isabella Sanchez of Highland Park as Hermia, Elizabeth Saucier of Edison as Hippolyta and Titania, Joseph McKenzie of Highland Park as Theseus and Oberon, Chris Bush of South River as Egeus, Dylan Ferrel of Carteret as Puck and Philostrate, Jonathan Williams of Avenel as Peaseblossom, Nya Wright of Highland Park as Cobweb, Nashaly Espinal of New Brunswick as Moth, Emily Gonzalez as Mustardseed, Arden Gonzalez as Comfortable and Starveling, Dajah McCormick of South Plainfield as Flute, Aleks Spohr of Edison as Snout, and McKenna Swan of Sayreville as Backside.

The manufacturing crew is led by Anello as firm supervisor, with college students Katarina Puig and Tiffany Crosby as stage managers.

A Midsummer Evening’s Dream will likely be introduced at 7:30 p.m. Might 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Might 29 and 30.

Tickets are $20 for most of the people. There will likely be restricted reserved seating with strict social distancing.

Tickets may be bought by means of Ludus at




COVID-19 circumstances are skyrocketing in India, with greater than 350,000 circumstances reported per day. The demise toll is devastating probably the most weak and marginalized populations: the homeless, poorly paid day by day wage laborers and home staff. There are vital shortages of ventilator beds, medical oxygen, medicines and different lifesaving provides.

United Means of Central Jersey (UWCJ) has established an India COVID-19 Reduction Fund to boost monetary help for the United Means of India to assist battle this pandemic. The UWCJ India Reduction Fund will settle for donations although Might 31.

Donations could also be mailed to: UWCJ at 32 Ford Ave., Milltown 08850; or go to

100% of all donations will likely be directed to the UWCJ India COVID–19 Reduction Fund.


Saint Peter’s College Hospital will host the ultimate lecture in its digital household lecture collection on the subject of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 2.

The lecture, “The HPV Vaccine’s Position in Most cancers Prevention for Your Adolescent,” will likely be introduced by Daniela Correa, MD, pediatrician, The Youngsters’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s College Hospital; and Paulina Rojas, MD, pediatrician, Saint Peter’s College Hospital’s Household Well being Middle.

Dr. Correa and Dr. Rojas will handle why it’s vital to vaccinate adolescents towards HPV. They may also share key information about HPV and the protection of the HPV vaccine.

To register, go to



The Mind Harm Alliance of New Jersey will current a workshop titled “Implications and Therapy of the Lengthy-Time period Neurological and Cognitive Results of COVID-19” at midday on June 3.

Determine long-term and neurological impacts of COVID-19; describe the lingering cognitive points ensuing from COVID-19 and helpful methods to extend operate; and describe choices for medical, rehabilitative and restoration applications for these people who’ve skilled long-term results of COVID-19.

Introduced by Dr. Carol Sonatore, Embody Well being Rehabilitation Hospital, and Jennifer Murphy, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

Register at

The Mind Harm Alliance is positioned in North Brunswick.



The annual Daddy-Daughter Dance hosted by the South Amboy-Sayreville Rotary Membership will likely be held at 7 p.m. June 4 on the Knights corridor on Washington Highway, Parlin part of Sayreville.

Value is $60 for grownup and one daughter. Every extra daughter is $25.

As a consequence of COVID protocols, no walk-ins will likely be allowed.

Registrations are being accepted now as area permits.



MCFOODS (Middlesex County Meals Group and Outreach Distribution Companies) will maintain Dine Under the Line at 6 p.m. June 6 by way of YouTube.

Tune in reside to observe native cooks showcase recipes ready on a funds with objects sometimes present in a meals pantry. Cooks will likely be judged on creativity, funds and diet. There will likely be a “Folks’s Alternative” vote as effectively by these watching.

Donations for MCFOODS may be dropped off on the MCFOODS facility at 28 Kennedy Blvd., East Brunswick, across the again of the constructing underneath the tent. Employees members are there weekdays from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. to obtain donations.

If a corporation want to conduct a meals drive, preparations may be made for employees to ship containers and decide up donations.

Or, direct financial donations may be made at or checks payable to Feeding Middlesex County may be mailed to P.O. Field 781, Edison 08818.




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 will likely be required and all COVID-19 protocols will likely be adopted.

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





Jim Raffone, the founder/CEO of JAR Of Hope, has been preventing for years to avoid wasting kids 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 kids (principally boys) are in wheelchairs. By the late-teens, they’re respiration 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. After they discovered there was no remedy, they began JAR Of Hope to boost funds for analysis.

Official Movie star Boxing is staging a boxing occasion on the Showboat Resort in Atlantic Metropolis on June 12. Raffone will go towards 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 will likely be a 50/50 drawing.

For extra data 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 increase funds for Jaclyn’s many surgical procedures and coverings, but in addition to carry 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 title.


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 occasions 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 introduced to affiliate leaders, people and households affected by psychological sickness, group leaders, psychological well being service suppliers, regulation enforcement officers, educators, legislators and media.

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

Registration data will likely be launched.

For extra data, go to




Previous Bridge PBA Native 127 will as soon as once more sponsor the Previous Bridge Militia’s Bulldozer Bash, which will likely be held at 2 p.m. June 19 at Previous Bridge Elks Lodge 2229, 67 Previous Amboy Highway, 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 is perhaps fascinated with 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 consists of beer and soda. Meals vans will likely be on web site all day.

For extra data, go to or electronic mail


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 will likely be in particular person, there may be additionally a digital element for many who desire that choice.

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

There’s additionally an choice to take lessons in a “digital Dwell” setting, by which campers enroll and take part at a set time from their residence 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 fascinated with science, math and know-how, Camp Middlesex gives 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 may be additionally a digital choice, by which campers can take part from residence. 

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





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 data, go away 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 data, go away 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 Automotive Present for Sept. 19. Rain date will likely be Sept. 26.

Extra particulars will likely be introduced.

For extra data, electronic mail



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

For extra data, go to







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

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

For extra data, go to




The Middlesex County Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-site, operated by RWJBarnabas Well being, is in search of 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 Middle, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison, will greet sufferers and guests; carry out temperature screenings; direct sufferers by means of numerous 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 should be a minimal of 18 years previous and will likely be topic to a background examine and a drug display screen, 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 many who want it.

Volunteers should commit by means of June to a minimum of 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 title, cellphone quantity, electronic mail handle, desired begin date and your availability to

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

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

At the moment, no sneakers, tools, toys, and many others. may be collected.





Saint Peter’s College Hospital in New Brunswick has launched the Substance Abuse and Dependancy Loss Assist 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 Dependancy Loss Assist 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 hitch the Substance Abuse and Dependancy Loss Assist 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 educated volunteers share their lived expertise of psychological well being restoration.

To schedule a presentation at a college, 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, sneakers, equipment and home items.

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

Observe COVID-19 tips of social distancing and masks sporting.




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

Certified individuals who’re lively members of the JFS Girls’s Middle should submit an utility 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 data or to schedule an appointment, electronic mail


French American College Princeton (FASP) is accepting enrollment.

At FASP, college students in preschool (3 years previous) by means of 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 Schooling; personalized consideration because of small class sizes; and a multicultural group with greater than 30 nationalities represented.

FAPS is positioned at 75 Mapleton Highway, 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 in search of volunteers to help individuals seeking to begin a enterprise or develop an current small enterprise.

The group is recruiting enterprise homeowners and executives, each present and retired, who wish to share their expertise and information with in the present day’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

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

Central Jersey SCORE offers in-person mentoring and webinars, each supplied just about in step with present pandemic restrictions. As well as, the SCORE web site gives instruments and templates on all kinds of subjects and quite a few on-line programs and webinars to help small enterprise homeowners by means of each side of enterprise improvement and administration. Companies are supplied freed from cost.

Anybody fascinated with volunteering with SCORE or in search of extra data 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 houses, which may also be nursing services or assisted residing services, a minimum of 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 may additionally help with administrative work throughout 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 following digital coaching class, contact Volunteer Coordinator Deborah Adams at 732-405-3035 or electronic mail



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

United Means will work with trusted group companions to determine people and households most in want of this non permanent help.

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


Monroe Township Jewish Conflict Veterans Put up 609 is gathering United States and international 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 objects to JWV Put up 609, c/o Charles Koppelman, 6 Yarmouth Dr., Monroe 08831-4742.



Previous Bridge Excessive College is in search of lively responsibility or reservist army personnel who’re alumni for the Army Wall of Honor anticipated to be established this yr.

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 throughout the Previous Bridge group.

Residents are urged to help with the mission by spreading the phrase of the proposed army wall. The highschool is in search of graduates from 1995 by means of the current.

To submit data, go to or contact Man Lassen at



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