PISCATAWAY — Christ United Methodist Church in Piscataway will sell pumpkins and gourds on its front lawn during the weeks leading up to Halloween. The Pumpkin Patch will be open to the public Oct. 8 to 31 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 485 Hoes Lane in Piscataway.
SUMMIT–The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will host “Bibliomania,” a new exhibition examining the myriad ways contemporary artists feature books as the subject of their art.
STATE – Following in the footsteps of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement that began in New York last month, protesters have started a similar effort in the Garden State.
NEWARK—Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested an alleged internal heroin smuggler at Newark Liberty International Airport on Saturday, Oct. 1, after CBP discovered three pellets of the suspected narcotic in his cargo shorts pocket.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — From helping control floods to serving as natural buffers against water pollution to providing recreational opportunities and habitat for fish and wildlife, wetlands offer benefits almost too numerous to count.
RAHWAY — Students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway celebrated “Week of Respect” by creating Pinwheels for Peace. The pledges to respect others and keep peace were written on the pinwheels and displayed on the school grounds. (Photos courtesy of Grover Cleveland School)
NEW BRUNSWICK — Primary care physicians provide essential health services to patients of all ages and while a family physician’s office is a warm, comfortable environment, a physician’s practice also is a business. Ensuring the success of that business, in part, requires keeping up with modern-day technology, a sometimes difficult task for a small practice.
UNION — UCEDC, a statewide non-profit economic development corporation, is hosting a free workshop giving federal contractor/subcontractors a clear direction on the employment compliance practices that can keep them in the running for government contracts. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCEDC’s headquarters in Union.
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.