UNION — The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of September:
ROSELLE –– On Sunday, Sept. 30, citizens throughout the state will come together to honor a fallen Roselle town hero.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at the main campus of Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, Aug. 25. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The college is located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.
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.