SCOTCH PLAINS – Paramedics, EMTs, firefighters, and police are so busy taking care of others, they often don’t have time to take care of themselves.
LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsored the Fourth Annual George W. “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby held at the Pond in Wilson Park recently.
(NAPSI)—A good way to reduce your home’s cooling costs could be made in the shade—that is, if you use external solar shade screens.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hiding income offshore, identity theft and return preparer fraud topped the IRS’s list of tax scams in 2011. The Internal Revenue Service issues an annual list of the top 12 tax scams, known as the “Dirty Dozen.”
ROSELLE — The next evening of “Family Fun and Flix” – Union County’s free summer outdoor entertainment and film series – will feature the movie “Kung Fu Panda” on Tuesday, July 26, in Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears professional baseball team will offer a youth baseball clinic next month, open to players ages 8-17 years old. The four-day camp will be held from Aug. 22-25; each day begins at 9 a.m. and wraps up after the Bears’ home game (except Aug. 22, which ends at 4:30 p.m.)
CLARK — Tom Lewis, a 2011 graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, has been named a National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar. The designation of National AP Scholar is a highly prestigious honor that is awarded to students nationally who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.
SOUTH AMBOY — On July 6, the Amboy Foundation presented a $1,000 check to the Dowdell Library Foundation to support the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.
The Institute of Medicine, an independent panel of doctors and health experts, has just recommended that insurance companies be told to stop charging co-pays for contraception and several other types of women’s preventive health care in any new health plans. Ending those extra out-of-pocket insurance charges will be good for women’s health and good for women’s pocketbooks.