MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Spices and herbs can give a boost of flavor to any meal, but they also have health benefits. With increasing interest in “functional food,” herbs and spices have been receiving greater attention for their potential to decrease inflammation, reduce the risk of cancer, fight heart disease, and more.
EDISON — Middlesex County College is offering a special seven-week session starting October 24.
JACKSON – Colorful characters define Six Flags Great Adventure’s Fright Fest. Among more than 150 witches, blood-thirsty vampires, murderous barbers, chainsaw wielders, mental patients, deranged doctors, mutant hillbillies and dancing zombies, several outrageous personalities and the masterminds behind them bring something unique to Fright Fest that cannot be found at any local hayride or corn maze. Fright Fest has helped turn these everyday New Jerseyans into icons of terror.
ELIZABETH – The inaugural St. Anthony Alumni Memorial Fundraiser Dinner Dance will be held at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark, on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 7:30-11:30 p.m.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – State, county and local officials gathered Wednesday to announce the expansion of the already successful Middlesex County Community Shuttle Program into the South Amboy-Sayreville area.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky have circled Oct. 10 on the calendar as a day they hope no motorists will lose their lives on New Jersey’s roads.
LIVINGSTON – Kidney transplantation is considered the best long-term treatment option for patients with chronic kidney disease who are either on or approaching dialysis. The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center invites those who wish to learn more about transplantation to attend a free patient symposium on Nov. 14.
EAST BRUNSWICK — 4-H of Middlesex County will host a Halloween Tricky Tray, on Saturday Oct. 22, at the County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the drawing will start at 7 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief, “Housing Characteristics: 2010,” that shows the homeownership rate is the second highest on record, behind only 2000, since homeownership data collection began in 1890.