The obesity rate has skyrocketed among adults and children in New Jersey and across the country. Today, about one in three American children and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963.
It’s been said over and over again that the most important job in the world, and arguably the hardest job, is that of being a parent. When our children are young and in need of adult guidance to help them grow into responsible and productive individuals, other experienced parents seem to come out of the ground like ants at a picnic, ready to offer advice about such things as nutrition, sleeping, potty training and, later, the need for independence.
BRIDGEWATER — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC), will partner with the Somerset Patriots to hold a blood drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Red Parking Lot.
CRANFORD – Incoming students, current students, and alumni are invited to attend All College Day at Union County College on Saturday, Aug. 25. The day’s events will begin at 11 a.m. and will be held at the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
MORRISTOWN – The Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will offer a “Historic District House Tour: Classic to Contemporary 1810 – 2012” this fall, museum Executive Director Carrie Fellows announced.
INDIANAPOLIS – With health experts warning that this summer’s West Nile Virus is the largest outbreak in U.S. history, homeowners may be worried about whether their backyards are safe.