Chilly Outdoors Can Offer Fitness Fun, Says TOPS

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – During this time of year it’s a natural instinct for our bodies to tell us to stay indoors and load up on calories to keep warm and cozy all winter long. But this sort of lifestyle may cause one to pack on the pounds and can lead to a range of health-related concerns.

February’s Special Events at Liberty Hall Museum

UNION — Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University celebrates Valentine’s Day with a series of special events throughout the month of February. Visitors can enjoy seasonal activities and take in the museum’s impressive collection of artifacts in the historic Victorian mansion of New Jersey’s first elected governor, William Livingston.

Select IRS Offices Announce Saturday Hours

MOUNTAINSIDE – Several Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers in New Jersey will be expanding service by opening its doors on Saturday Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 for taxpayers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The expanded service is to help taxpayers who may not be able to seek assistance during the work week.

Giving An Ancient Art Form A Modern Perspective

UNION — On Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m., encaustic artist Jonathan Deutsch will discuss how he transforms this ancient art form of painting with wax. His talk will make use of the many examples of the works currently on display in his solo show at the Les Malamut Art Gallery through Feb. 28.