Recreation & Lifestyle

Parade of Ponds to Benefit St. Jude’s Children Hospital

MATAWAN — Seats are filling up for the St. Jude’s charity bus tour of local ponds, fronds, and local gardens in Holmdel, Manasquan, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Morganville, Neptune, Oakhurst, Old Bridge, Parlin, Princeton, Sea Girt, South Amboy, and West Long Branch.

Breast Cancer 5k Run & Walk For Mom Planned For October

CRANFORD — CancerCare of New Jersey will hold its annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. The 5K Run begins at 9 a.m.; the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins one hour prior to scheduled walk/run.

New Website Provides Info and Insights to New Jersey Beach and Waterfront Access

SANDY HOOK–Getting answers about gaining access to New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts will now be a lot simpler thanks to a new website launched by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant (NJMSC/NJSG).

More Jersey Drivers Admit Texting, But Say New Yorkers Are Worse

MADISON — More New Jersey drivers than ever admit to sending text messages from behind the wheel, with 25% now saying that they have done so in the past few years, a 20% increase from last year, when 21% said that they had done so.