SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Keon Benton of Elizabeth was one of more than 50 students recognized for academic achievement recently at American International College.
EAST BRUNSWICK–June is “Home Safety Month,” an opportunity to educate and empower older adults and their families to take action and increase the safety of their homes. The aging population can continue to live safely and independently in their homes by implementing fall prevention and fire safety habits.
LINDEN – The city Department of Public Property and Community Services announced a Pilates & cardio exercise class for Linden adults will meet Tuesday evenings this summer, beginning June 22.
EAST BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, June 12, the Middlesex County 4-H Sharp Shooters Club will host a spaghetti dinner.
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. at the Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Avenue, Carteret.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Fitness is often a common topic of conversation for many – getting fit, staying fit, and everything in between. Many people also are concerned with watching their personal budget, as well as their waistline.
Uterine fibroids are thought to affect as many as 70-80% of women in the US. The risk of developing these noncancerous growths increases with age, occurring most often in women in their 30s and 40s.
SOMERSET — Kind-hearted New Jerseyans affected by the severe storms and flooding mid-March should not forego registering for disaster assistance just because they think it will keep that aid from reaching their less-fortunate neighbors.
TRENTON—Yesterday, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin banned research-related gardening of commercial shellfish species in coastal and inner harbor waters classified as contaminated, and also is seeking immediate removal of species now being grown in such waters.
HIGHLAND PARK – On July 3, residents in Highland Park and New Brunswick will come together to celebrate Independence Day in Donaldson Park in Highland Park.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the BP oil leak is much more of an environmental threat than previous spills from tankers, and if so why? — Nathan Gore, Pawtucket, RI
LINDEN — Linden School No. 1 is holding a competition to find new reading talent, designed after popular reality shows like American Idol. Teacher Lindsay Guerriero and reading coaches Judy Gahr and Patty Kowalski created the concept.
LAKEWOOD – Sebastian Valle hit two home runs, and Jarred Cosart won his team-leading seventh start as the BlueClaws cruised to an 11-3 win Monday night.