STATE – MS Awareness Week takes place March 8-14, and the New Jersey Metro of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is asking everyone to MOVE IT to end MS now. You can show your commitment to the MS movement with simple actions throughout the week.
Imagine turning on your faucet and having nothing come out! Or paying hundreds of dollars every month to keep your tap water flowing. Even though New Jersey has been blessed with abundant water supplies, it’s very possible that this state we’re in will not have plentiful cheap water in the near future. Most of us take our water supplies for granted. How many of us are truly aware of where it comes from and what is needed to protect it?
CLARK – Seniors will be able to get answers about the Census at the next Clark Senior Monthly Meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The No. 8/8 William Paterson women’s basketball team (25-2, 12-1 NJAC) will face Mary Washington (21-5) in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Division III Tournament Friday, March 5, at the University of Rochester at a time to be determined. In the other first-round contest, the Yellow Jackets (19-6) will take on SUNY Cortland (25-3). The winners will advance to play in the second round Saturday, March 6, at the U of R.
NEWARK—Spring break is a great time for the family to get away from the cold, dark days of winter and have some fun in the sun. This year you can keep your family safe and make spring break memorable by having fun and while staying healthy and well prepared.
Unless you raise chickens, the literal meaning of “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” probably doesn’t apply. But we all know what the phrase implies: Don’t deposit all your money in one investment vehicle or you may risk losing it all. Think about employees who invested their entire 401(k) balances in company stock, then lost everything when the company folded (think Enron).
EDISON—“Site of Departure, Source of Arrival,” a celebration of Indian art and dance at Middlesex County College, has been rescheduled for Friday, March 12. A snowstorm blanketed the area on the original date in February.
EDISON—Through its annual Read Across America celebration on March 2, the National Education Association is encouraging schools, libraries, community centers and other organizations to “build a nation of readers” by bringing children, teenagers and books together.
TRENTON – Amid continued concern about children’s jewelry tainted with toxic materials, legislation targeting unsafe jewelry is advancing toward law.
WAYNE – No. 10 William Paterson (25-2) scored 10 unanswered second-half points to secure its 10th New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament title, defeating Richard Stockton (20-7) by a 70-58 score in the championship game Feb. 27 at the Pioneers’ Rec Center.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, May 1, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, beginning at 8 a.m.
CLARK—Conor Flood, a fifth grader from Saint John the Apostle School in Clark was chosen to perform in the American Choral Directors Association All Eastern Children’s Honor Choir.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services offers free craft classes for Linden senior citizens.