Family Movie Day boosts foundation

The Millstone Township Foundation for Educational Excellence raised more than $3,100 from its fifth annual Family Movie Day held recently at the Millstone Performing Arts Center. Proceeds will help provide funding for innovative classroom programs, educational opportunities for students, staff development, and state-of-the-art teaching materials that are beyond the scope of the general school budget …

Flash and food drive supports U.S. troops

Monmouth County’s constitutional officers want to make certain that American military personnel who are serving overseas are not forgotten during the holidays. Clerk Christine Hanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Acting Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni and Surrogate Rosemarie Peters have kicked off a flash and food drive in support of troops stationed overseas, according to a press release. …

Millstone Township teen named agricultural fair ambassador

Rebecca Carmeli-Peslak Rebecca Carmeli-Peslak of Millstone Township has been chosen as the 2016 New Jersey Agricultural Fair Ambassador. Rebecca, 16, who is an 11th-grader at the Hun School of Princeton, was selected from among 10 contestants by the Agricultural Fair Association of New Jersey during the group’s fall dinner, according to a press release. As …

A Christmas Carol

TOP PICK Playhouse 22 presents its 20th annual production of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” 8 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 20 at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road. Fred Dennehy returns as Ebenezer Scrooge. The rest of the cast includes Peter Reimann as …

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REBECCA NOWALSKI Erika Armellino, 10, helps her dad select the perfect Christmas tree during their visit to the Keris Tree Farm and Christmas Shop in Upper Freehold Township on Dec. 6.