Recreation & Lifestyle

Bound Brook Gears Up For Riverfest 2011

BOUND BROOK — The Borough of Bound Brook will host the 2011 Riverfest celebration on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, along Main Street in downtown Bound Brook. Produced by JC Promotions, this eighth annual community festival with free admission, which was renamed Riverfest last year, will offer festivities for the entire family.

New Cigarette Warnings Get Graphic

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For 25 years, warning labels on cigarettes have gone largely unnoticed. As required by the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has enacted a final rule that requires graphic health warnings on all cigarette packages and advertisements starting in fall 2012.

Circus To Visit Cranford

CRANFORD — The World Famous Alan Zerbini Circus is coming to Cranford on June 28, 29 and 30. It is being sponsored by the Cranford Chamber Of Commerce and TD Bank, and will be performing under the Big Top with two shows, at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., each day.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I thought “farm raised” was the way to go when buying fish, to avoid mercury contamination. But are there other concerns about farm raised that make some fish a poor choice for good health?