STATE — An old refrigerator/freezer in the home of Kearny resident Siu Wah Lau saw its last day on Aug. 10, but its departure will save Lau more than $150 in energy costs a year.
CRANFORD – A group of modern-day angels swooped into the Cerebral Palsy League Jardine Academy this week as 12 teenager volunteers with Catholic Heart Workcamp visited as part of their 2010 mission trip.
As anyone who lives near the Atlantic and Gulf coast knows too well, hurricane season has been in the breeze since June 1, and will last through November; the heart of the season is mid-August through mid-October.
In the current weak economy, few homeowners will be running out to replace their vinyl or aluminum siding. But that’s not to say they can’t improve its appearance or even change the color.
Did you end up owing taxes this year? The vast majority of Americans get a tax refund from the IRS each spring, but those who receive a bill may not know that the IRS has a number of ways for people to pay.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good summer reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Aug. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
PARSIPPANY — With students heading back to school or to college this fall, now is the time to discuss healthy eating habits that will promote learning and health, according to Delta Dental of New Jersey.
RAHWAY – The state Motor Vehicle Commission will open a new, more environmentally friendly facility at 1140 Woodbridge Road and East Hazelwood Avenue in October.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four County parks.
UNION COUNTY — Can you imagine not being able to read the back of a medicine bottle, fill out a job application or talk with your child’s teacher? In Union County, 26 percent of the adult population lives with these limitations every day.
Thanks to cherished family traditions like birthday celebrations and presents from Santa and the Tooth Fairy, today’s children are often bombarded with gifts from an early age.
ELIZABETH—The Come Grow With Us Community Gardening Program will be teaming up with the Union County Division of Aging to grill fresh vegetables at the upcoming Haitian Pride Day, scheduled for Thursday, Aug.12.
CHARLESTON, WV – Tuesday night was a historic one for the Lakewood BlueClaws, as they tied two franchise records in a 17-3 rout of the West Virginia Power.