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Fleetwood Mac adding shows to tour

Rock legends Fleetwood Mac will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour, including an additional performance at Newark’s Prudential Center on February 8, 2015. The band is scheduled to perform at…

Awareness of life-saving techniques has increased

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since…

Botanical exhibition at Mertz Library in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title on November 15. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s…

Celebrating America’s Wilderness

by Pat Byington “When are you going to take your family to Disney World?” Every fall, my cousin and I watch football games in his “man cave” that’s equipped with sports memorabilia, Xbox, a fully stocked bar and the crown jewel, an HD…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

County seeking input from seniors

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced will hold a public meeting for older residents for input on the “2015 Area Plan.” Each year, the Area Plan provides a blueprint for coordinating senior services and keeping them up to date.…