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Mothers’ Center Plans Discussion Group

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GARWOOD — The Mothers’ Center of Central New Jersey will hold a four week discussion group, Mind in the Making: The 7 Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. The group will meet Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & 26 and Dec. 3 & 10 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Garwood Presbyterian Church at 341 Spruce Avenue in Garwood. On-site babysitting is available.

Students Contribute To “Surviving Sandy” Book

Students from Clark and Garwood at Pascack Valley Learning Center helped to produce a book, Surviving Sandy, whose proceeds will benefit local charities. Pictured from left to right (standing): Adrielle Lyons, Jacob Lyons, Marlee MacDougall, Breanne MacPherson (seated) Connor Lyons, Kayla MacPherson, Principal Joanne Fratello and Calvin MacDougall (Photo courtesy of Pascack Valley Learning Center)

AIMONT, N.Y. – Pascack Valley Learning Center students, faculty and parents have announced the completion of a 300-page book “Surviving Sandy.” The hardcover book details the Superstorm, outlines the challenges faced by survivors, and highlights the hope that volunteers brought in the months following the storm.

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Union County Residents Urged To Dispose Of Unwanted Prescription Medication Via Project Medicine Drop

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ Project Medicine Drop initiative.