Recreation & Lifestyle

Donate Blood In Commemoration Of 9/11 Victims

STATE – New York Blood Center, serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania, calls upon the communities it serves to donate blood in honor and remembrance of the thousands of men, women, and children affected by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Linden Cancels Halloween Parade, Other Activities Still Planned

LINDEN – This year’s Linden Halloween Parade has been canceled, according to the Linden Halloween Committee and the Department of Public Property and Community Services. All Halloween meetings have also been canceled.

Smart Use of Fall Pesticides

As fall approaches, homeowners and green industry professionals take steps to prepare landscapes for the winter. Leaves are swept away for composting or disposal, perennials and shrubs are pruned, hedges are trimmed, and pesticides are applied in anticipation of next year’s growing season.

42-Year Old ‘Rediscovered’ Manuscript Offers Look At Early Life Of Habitat Founder

AMERICUS, Ga. — A new book chronicles the early life of the late Millard Fuller–founder of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing–a self-made millionaire by age 29 who gave away everything in order to save his marriage and seek a new direction.

Labor Day Travel Expected To Increase 9.6% In New Jersey

HAMILTON – More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for the Labor Day holiday weekend 2010; a increase of 9.6% compared to the 944,300 who traveled in 2009, AAA Mid-Atlantic projects.