Unemployment Holds At 9.1%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There was no change in the national unemployment rate, which stubbornly remains at 9.1 percent, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fourteen million Americans remain unemployed and looking for work.

Community Calendar

Blood Drive • Sept. 2 from 2 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

It’s no surprise that pregnancy causes many changes to a woman’s body. Extra weight, changing balance, and fatigue can all make sitting on the couch seem a very attractive proposition. But staying active can provide multiple benefits to you and your baby, making pregnancy an excellent time to adopt and stick to an exercise program.

County Sponsors Prostate Cancer Awareness Event

PERTH AMBOY – To mark the observance of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Middlesex County Office of Public Health and the Middlesex County Cancer Coalition are sponsoring a prostate cancer awareness event in conjunction with the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, the New Jersey Asian American Association for Human Services, and Param Care Foundation.