MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues with performances in four county parks.
SPRINGFIELD — The Union County College Industry Business Institute will begin offering classes to job seekers at the Springfield Free Public Library to improve their computer and job search skills.
Kudos to the millions of “sandwich-generation” Americans. These exhausted souls spend their time and money caring for and supporting not only their own children (and sometimes, grandchildren), but their parents as well.
OLD BRIDGE — Kathryn Munoz of Old Bridge was awarded the first Diane Z. Wilhelm Memorial Scholarship at Middlesex County College. The $500 award, in the name of the late professor of sociology and anthropology at the college, will be presented annually to an outstanding student in sociology.
With the peak of summer (and the heat) now upon us, many of us will take time to kick off the shoes and take a walk on the beach or maybe on a grassy field in the local park. Some may even hop into a river or creek to cool off. No worries, right?
SOUTH AMBOY — The Dowdell Library of South Amboy’s Fill-a-Bag Sale is now only $3 per bag. Bags were supplied by Foodtown of South Amboy.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve been hearing more and more references to the need to clean up our agricultural practices for reasons pertaining to health, food quality, even global warming.
STATE — Each summer at the end of August, The New Jersey Division of The Salvation Army holds a special five-day respite session at Camp Tecumseh for veterans and their families.
NEWARK—For many families, the dinner table can become a battleground. Getting children who are picky eaters to choose healthy foods may be a challenge.