The written word is an amazing thing, and when it is celebrated in poetry and verse, with a simple voice, it tends to make one sit up and take notice…
WESTFIELD — Every fifteen minutes, someone in our country dies by suicide. Most people live under the assumption that suicide will never happen to their loved one. Yet in the United States nearly 865,000 Americans attempt suicide each year.
RAHWAY –The St. Thomas Byzantine Catholic Church’s committee invite all to attend their Flea Market & Craft Sale on Saturday Oct. 9. The market will be held at their Parish Center, located at 1407 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway. The hours are 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., with free admission and plenty of parking available for the customers.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, Sept. 11. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
MADISON, Wis. – As the school year arrives, parents should know that for some kids, even the most basic homework assignments can be a crippling source of stress and anxiety.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring art classes for Linden students in the first through ninth grades.
LINDEN — Did you know that New Jersey has a free-standing hospice facility or that Medicare covers annual hearing tests for seniors? Are you aware that some doctors still make house calls and that in-home companion care is available if need arises?
CLARK — Newly appointed Clark School District School Business Administrator/Board Secretary John Bolil began his first day on the job on Sept. 1.
EDISON – Saheela Ibraheem, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was one of 85 students to be selected to attend the New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences at Drew University in Madison this summer.
LAKEWOOD- Carlos Perdomo singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday afternoon, as the BlueClaws won the last game of the 2010 regular season 3-2 over Kannapolis.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – The Newark Bears defeated the Long Island Ducks 7-5 in a make-up game on Monday afternoon at Suffolk County Sports Park in Central Islip, New York. The win gave Newark a 2-1 series win, a series that began on August 20th.
With unemployment around 10 percent and economists predicting that at some lost jobs will never return, Americans ought to increase Social Security benefits, lower the age of retirement and cut taxes on the first $20,000 of income.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A city police officer was charged today with stealing more than $500 in health insurance benefits and, in a separate case, illegally voting in New Brunswick while living in other communities, authorities said.