NEWARK—More than 1,000 pedestrians visited emergency rooms in 2008 for injuries sustained from falls that occurred while using a cell phone to call or text.
QUINCY, Mass. – A report released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Characteristics of Home Fire Victims, and Injuries, finds that adults over the age of 75 are nearly three times as likely to die in a home fire as the general public.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold a surprise one day ceramic class for Linden students in kindergarten through eighth grades on Thursday, May 20, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street.
EDISON – The Central Jersey Horseshoe League will hold its organization meeting on Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Edison Moose Lodge, 410 Talmadge Road.
EDISON—The Edison Elks will present Friday Night Comedy @ The Edison Elks on April 30 at 8 p.m.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, May 15, Middlesex County’s Agricultural Extension Office will present a garden workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick. The topic presented will be “Gardening on Shoestring.”
PERTH AMBOY—The Proprietary House will be hosting a living history day on Saturday, May 1. The event starts at 10a.m. and goes to 4 p.m.
EDISON – Edison Mayor Antonia Ricigliano and Metuchen Mayor Tom Vahalla invite you to be a part of the 2010 “Experience Edison/Metuchen by Bike” Tour.
CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library and the Cranford Green Team will sponsor a screening of Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s (NJIO) year-end Open House will be held on Thursday, April 29 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Wharton Music Center, 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights.