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.
PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh junior running back Ray Graham was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week for his exceptional performance in the Panthers’ 44-17 victory over the University of South Florida this past Thursday.
EDISON– Township officials and the Edison Recreation Department want to come check out your house this Halloween; but only if you promise to scare them.
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.
NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a chimney cleaning and repair company accused of using high-pressure, deceptive tactics to mislead consumers – including several who were elderly or had disabilities – into paying thousands of dollars for repair services they did not need.
(NAPSI)—Obtaining decorative lenses including colored contacts and novelty or costume lenses without a prescription is dangerous. And circle lenses, which are one of the latest fads with teenage girls, are not FDA approved and may cause serious eye-health risks.
CLARK – It could have been the lure of lively jazz music or the whirlwind of flying money in a cash machine that drew hundreds of residents to The Provident Bank’s grand opening celebration on Raritan Road in Clark on Saturday, Sept. 24.
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.
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.