MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Teams are being formed for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Slo-Pitch Softball Leagues. Men’s Single and Double-Header, Women’s Sunday Morning and new Thursday night co-ed leagues all begin play in late August.
SUMMIT — The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has announced its studio art classes and workshops for the fall 2011 semester beginning Sept. 12. Register today for day, evening and weekend classes.
If you are adopting a child in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service encourages you to familiarize yourself with the adoption tax credit. The Affordable Care Act increased the amount of the credit and made it refundable, which means it can increase the amount of your refund.
LINDEN – The Linden Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club awards prizes to its members throughout the season.
DAM NECK, Va. — Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Grisel Encarnacion, daughter of Maribel Velez of Elizabeth, was selected as Sailor of the Year and recently received the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal while assigned as the Information Technician Manager, Combat Direction Systems Activity, Dam Neck, Va.
ELIZABETH — The major funders of the Trinitas Center of Regional Education (CORE) building – a new community and medical education facility in Elizabeth – gathered last week to celebrate the progress of the $5.3 million project.
In a close vote, the House recently passed a provision that undercuts one of the most successful environmental programs of the decade – one that requires all bulbs — including the incandescent — to achieve higher efficiency levels.
Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a controversial article regarding the status of the approximately two million super-obese children in this country (“State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity”, Murtagh & Ludwig).
The nation’s 400 richest people have more combined wealth than the 80 million American households that comprise the heart of the middle class plus every American with less. Wealth is more concentrated in a few hands than ever before.