Climate Change Lessons From Africa

Some years ago I was traveling through Kenya during a ferocious drought. Crossing a desolate landscape, our truck lurched to a sudden halt. We passengers, all westerners, were mystified until our African driver pointed through the shimmering heat to a small figure trudging toward us. A shepherd had flagged us down.

Edison Readies For Recreation Halloween Party

EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has announced plans for their 24th Annual Township Halloween Party. This “bewitching” event will be held at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Officials Say Universal Transfer Form Will Improve Patient Safety

STATE — When a nursing home patient is transported to a hospital or a patient returns to an assisted living facility, a real time clinical record—including vital signs, diagnosis, medications, allergies and respiratory needs—will travel with the patient on a one page standardized form that 1,900 licensed health care facilities in New Jersey are required to use on Oct. 30.

Art On Display

EDISON — “Disillusions: Gendered Visions of the Caribbean and its Diasporas,” opened at the Studio Theatre Gallery at Middlesex County College with a reception for the artists in September.