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.