MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Relying on good old-fashioned peer-to-peer communication, high school students from throughout Middlesex County produced 30-second public service announcements to warn their friends and classmates about the dangers of drinking and driving.
The burden of arthritis is greater for African Americans and Hispanics, despite lower prevalence among these groups according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report published in the May issue of Preventing Chronic Disease.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A South Brunswick High School English teacher has pleaded guilty to taking credit cards from two co-workers and running up a bill of about $300, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.
It may be the subject matter – death, incapacity and taxes – that causes us to avoid estate planning. However, the fact is that, no matter what your age or how much wealth you’ve accumulated, you need an estate plan to protect yourself, your loved ones and your assets – both now while you’re still active as well as after your death.
SOMERSET—Those who suffered losses or damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding of mid-March and who live or have a business in the New Jersey counties declared disaster areas by President Obama under the April 2, 2010 declaration have less than a month left to apply for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
NEWARK—Mental Health Month was created more than 50 years ago to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of mental wellness for all. The Behavioral Health Network at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center hopes to build community awareness about getting the support to manage challenging emotional times.
UNION COUNTY – Rain barrels are a tried and true way to save money on water bills while keeping a healthy yard and garden all summer long. Now Union County residents can save money on the rain barrel, too.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Exercisers can’t lose. Whether a workout is a leisurely walk in the park or flat-out wind sprints up a hill, the benefits of both low-resistance exercise and high-resistance exercise are many.
PERTH AMBOY – Does your little girl dream of being a princess? The Raritan Bay Area YMCA wants to give her the chance.
MADISON, Wis. — Meditation might help alcoholics become aware of their urges and develop coping skills that may reduce their risk of going back to the bottle.
CRANFORD—Pedals for Progress, in its continuing effort to recycle bicycles properly, will stage a used bicycle collection on Saturday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orange Avenue Pool, 1025 Orange Avenue, Cranford.
NEWARK—Sharon and Elizabeth Hazard will offer a pictorial journey through a century of Newark history at the Newark Public Library on Thursday, May 6.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Dismal Swamp Preservation Commission is seeking the input of local youth to design a logo for the conservation area known as the Dismal Swamp.