LINDEN — The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one-day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, beginning at 8 a.m.
Sample Sale • July 1&2, 8&9, 15&16, 22&23 and 29&30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The World Enterprises Showroom, 990 Raritan Rd., Clark, will hold a public sample sale with women’s & men’s apparel & swimwear, and women’s accessories. All sizes: XXS-XXL. All at below retail & clearance prices. Info: 1-732-388-4001.
UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of July:
HIGHLAND PARK – Mete Mavus wants to do right by Highland Park.
His new restaurant, Meeting Point, in the former Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse building at 247 Raritan Avenue, had a soft opening Monday and will have a grand opening in about a month. Mavus, who owns nine restaurants in Turkey, said he just wants to focus on Highland Park right now.
Dear EarthTalk: Coastal areas here in the U.S. have taken a real beating in recent years due to natural disasters that many would argue are due to changing climate. What’s being done to safeguard these communities for when, say, the next Katrina hits? — Helen Kelman, Troy, NY
(StatePoint) In recent years, many cities and towns across the nation have made the tough choice to scale back or cancel longstanding Fourth of July traditions, due to stretched budgets
WESTFIELD – Union County is offering a five-part “Balanced Living” course in August that provides reliable, common sense guidance for achieving a healthier approach to life.
(SPM Wire) Teenagers today are glued to phones in ways their parents never were. But it’s no longer about gabbing with friends late into the school night, as texting has taken over instead.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, a decrease of 3 percent compared to those that traveled for Independence Day 2010.
(StatePoint) There may be some truth behind all those jokes about grandma behind the wheel. Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.