Recreation & Lifestyle

Independence Day History Event

PISCATAWAY — Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and East Jersey Olde Towne Village invite you to celebrate our nation’s independence with Christian Johnson from the American Historical Theatre performing as Charles Willson Peale, perhaps Philadelphia’s most famous portrait painter.

Health Hints For Men Can Benefit The Entire Family

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – The month of June is traditionally a special time to celebrate the men in our lives. Just in time for National Men’s Health Week, June 14-20, and Father’s Day, June 20, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, offers a variety of tips and ideas to help improve a man’s health and also can benefit the entire family.

Remembering The Past: Union County Memories

Memories from William Frolich: “My old family homestead in Elizabeth still has a well, but it is covered with a flagstone. The pump there used to have a wooden base to hold it at a convenient height for hand pumping and on hot summer days wagon drivers used to draw buckets of cool water for their horses.

Summer Swimming Safety Tips

Nothing says summer vacation like warm days spent at the pool or a quick weekend retreat to the beach. Whether you’re jumping waves in the ocean or splashing around in a pool, these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center will help keep you and your family safe this summer.