MOUNTAINSIDE—The death and near extinction of countless species of frogs and other amphibians may all stem from a pregnancy test developed in South Africa, a research biologist working in Honduras told an audience recently at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
LINDEN – A Linden man was arrested for disorderly conduct and various weapons charges after he allegedly shot a pit bull that had reportedly attacked his pet pug dog, police said.
LINDEN – Police arrested a Paterson man who allegedly burglarized a Chinese restaurant on South Wood Avenue on Sunday.
CLARK—Clark Recreation is looking for all women that want to get fit, keep active, and have fun with their friends and neighbors playing the sport of softball.
SUMMIT – The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to their upcoming workshop on Thursday, April 29 at the Westfield Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Avenue at 7 p.m.
EDISON—Rite Aid associates, led by guest of honor Edison Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, officially cut the ribbon recently to open the first “Customer World” Rite Aid on 416 Route 1 North.
UNION COUNTY—On Saturday, May 15, Literacy Volunteers of Union County, Inc. will host The Readers Cup, a fundraiser to support adult literacy.
RAHWAY—Mayor James Kennedy and Sandy Erwin, executive director of the Union County Performing Arts Center, are inviting area residents to hear the city’s recently acquired Fazioli F228 Grand Piano, considered by many to be the finest concert pianos constructed in the world today.
MADISON—Elizabeth resident Olga Fridman, a sophmore at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham in Madison, spent eight days in Arizona, where she worked with children of the Navajo Nation as part of FDU’s Alternative Break service project program. At FDU, Fridman is enrolled in the finance program.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is distributing informational palm cards on the signs of postpartum depression (PPD) and other perinatal mood disorders to new locations throughout Union County.
LINDEN—Linden’s 8th Ward celebrated their annual egg hunt in Milkosky Park on Saturday, March 27. Children and their families had fun visiting with the Easter Bunny as well as hunting for hidden eggs.
Every parent has likely witnessed their child being negative from time to time – about school, about homework, perhaps about him or herself. What should you do when your child’s pessimism leads to poor grades and problems at school?