Raising a family is challenging, even under the best circumstances. For those with special needs children, however, the emotional – and financial – stakes are raised dramatically. Medical bills and specialized care often far outweigh normal costs.
RAHWAY – The annual Cub Scout Pack 30/Boy Scout Troop 330 Rahway River clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, April 17.
STATE—The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey has announced that four scholarships are available to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, and to police officers hoping to attend college to advance their careers in law enforcement.
Over the years, countless fad diets—such as the cabbage soup diet, the lemonade cleanse, and the low- carb diet—have promised a path to quick and effortless weight loss. It’s tempting to believe that you can follow a “simple” formula and drop pounds without ever breaking a sweat. But as with many other things in life, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
LINDEN—Line dance classes for all Linden senior citizens, age 50 and older, will run from April 9 through June 25 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, Friday mornings from 10-11 a.m.
LINDEN – Linden recreation will sponsor tennis classes for all Linden residents between the ages of 4 and 13.
PERTH AMBOY – Spaces are available for rental to sell food, arts & crafts and novelties at the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc., 24th annual Roberto Clemente Festival.
I recently saw a great documentary called “It Might Get Loud”, that culled for it, a guitarist from London, England, a guitarist from Dublin, Ireland, and a guitarist from Franklin, Tennessee…
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsors social clubs in the city. All clubs are open to any Linden resident over 18 years of age.
Dear EarthTalk: A friend with many minor health problems recently switched to a diet of only raw plant foods and reports feeling much better. She also insists her new eating habits are better for the environment. Does this make sense or is the strange diet making her crazy? — Phil C., Reno, NV
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of community events planned this spring.
RAHWAY—Students in Angela Urrico’s first grade art classes at Roosevelt School in Rahway are learning the history of Ghanaian Kente cloths.
Climate change is a critical issue in the 21st century, and as we observe Women’s History Month we should bear in mind the effect of the environment on women. Women make up the majority of the earth’s population, and are most vulnerable to changes in climate and environment.