Middlesex County Announces Composting Workshops

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County is sponsoring two free composting workshops. County residents will learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards. A second workshop will be held to explain/demonstrate vermicomposting (composting with worms).

September Is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

An estimated 100,000 people in the US have sickle cell anemia, an inherited, lifelong disorder that affects the red blood cells. While the disease is most common among African Americans, it also occurs in people of Hispanic, Indian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent.

Equine Scholarship Offered To 4-H & FFA Members

TRENTON — The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board has announced a $1,000 scholarship to help 4-H and FFA members, as well as any young adult that is a member of a New Jersey Equine organization represented on the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board, pursue their equine activities.