MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. The health benefits of eating vegetables are many and include reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon cancer.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will hold its annual Spring Readings on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the University Center Little Theatre, located on Kean’s Central Campus, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union.
SUMMIT – From constant, dagger-like sharpness, to searing heat, to confining isolation, the many perceptions of pain are rendered in intimate detail by those who suffer from it in a new art exhibit opening at the Pain Management Center at Overlook Hospital this month.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its International Film Festival with three selections for spring 2011, beginning on Tuesday, March 8 and continuing through May 3. Three countries are represented in the program: Vietnam, Israel, and Argentina.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski announced Friday that his district office has teamed with Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) to become a permanent drop location for nonperishable food bank goods.
RAHWAY – Tickets are on sale now for comic Paula Poundstone’s one-night-only appearance at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 24.
LINDEN – On March 2, volunteers from Infineum USA L.P. joined millions of children, parents, educators and professionals across the nation to celebrate Read Across America day to honor the birthday of the beloved children’s book author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as “Dr. Seuss,” at several local schools.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. Mario D. Solis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY — Franklin School in Rahway recently completed their Pennies For Patients Fund Raiser for the Leukemia/ Lymphoma Society. A total of $2,243.82 was raised to help in the fight against childhood blood cancers.