(StatePoint) With sugar consumption continuing to be linked to different ailments, some surprising new research indicates people can include added sugars as part of a balanced diet without increasing their risk of heart disease or weight gain.
CLARK – Author and photographer Kevin Woyce will visit the Clark Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. to discuss the history of the lighthouses on the Hudson River.
FLORHAM PARK–The AAA New Jersey Automobile Club invites Morris, Essex and Union County students to participate in AAA’s 67th annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest. The program encourages creativity and represents a unique opportunity for students to communicate safety messages to their peers.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents The Magnificent Mazowsze!, featuring festive Polish carols and dances, on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $32-57.
LINDEN — Linden residents 50 years of age or older may register for a Senior Citizen Identification Card the first Tuesday of every month at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street. ID Cards will be given out on Tuesday, Dec. 7, between 9 a.m. – noon.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher urged residents to follow a few simple steps for a safe holiday season when they choose their cut Christmas tree.
CARTERET – The Carteret Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit will present a program on holiday safety this week in conjunction with the Neighborhood Watch Program.
EDISON — Wintersession at Middlesex County College will feature three weeks of concentrated courses beginning on Dec. 28.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will begin its winter/spring film series on Sunday, Dec. 19 with “Inglorious Bastards.” The film, staring Brad Pitt and nominated for eight Academy awards, is rated R and is not intended for anyone under the age of 18.