TRENTON — March is National Nutrition Month, a time to call attention to the importance of healthy eating. In keeping with this year’s theme, “Eat Right with Color,” Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encourages New Jerseyans to include a colorful variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy products in their daily diet.
CLARK — The Wednesday Senior Citizens Club of Clark welcomes residents and non-residents 55+ to join their club. The group gathers every Wednesday, September through June, at the Polish Cultural Foundation located at 177 Broadway, Clark, from approximately 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: Vice-President Joe Biden announced a commitment by the Obama administration of $53 billion to high speed rail. Isn’t it about time?
ELIZABETH – Mercedes Witowsky, associate executive director of Community Access Unlimited, recently spoke at a national forum on long-term services and support for people with disabilities in Washington, D.C.
STATE – Corrosive substances used by road crews – including winter road salt and brine, as well as the residual slush that splashes on vehicles after snowy days – plus, grime and oxidization can easily turn a showroom car into a rust-bucket.
PISCATAWAY – The Homeless and Indigent Population Health Outreach Project, or HIPHOP, at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites the community to participate in its annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 9.
UNION – Union County College will begin offering classes to job seekers at the Union Public Library to improve their computer and job search skills. The classes will focus on the basic computer skills needed by every job applicant today making them more confident and self-sufficient.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Throughout the month of February, the Multicultural Literature classes at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains provided a visual perspective on the great impact of African-Americans on American culture.
EAST BRUNSWICK — Clean out your closets and help support 4-H. Middlesex County’s 4-H Association by donating to the clothing drive at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Rd. East Brunswick on the corner of Cranbury and Fern Roads.