ROSELLE/ELIZABETH – On Saturday, April 16, the Elizabeth NJ Firemen’s Federal Credit Union will sponsor the Play Ball for Miracles Charity Softball Tournament to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the families of firefighters who have children with special needs.
TRENTON – A bill to create a new type of corporate structure in New Jersey that allows for-profit companies to organize in a way that promotes their social or environmental mission has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.
STATE — New Jersey residents can report potholes or any other road maintenance issues by visiting the Department of Transportation’s website, www.nj.gov/transportation.
TRENTON – A con man who eluded authorities for 13 years before his arrest last June in Las Vegas was sentenced to state prison Friday for conspiring with a business partner to defraud investors in New Jersey of more than $1 million in the early 1990s.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will begin its J.O.Y. Lunch and Learn series on Tuesday, March 8, as Etzion Neurer, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, discusses Anti-Semitism Today: Global to Local Trends in Light of Today’s Mideast Unrest.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. The health benefits of eating vegetables are many and include reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon cancer.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will hold its annual Spring Readings on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the University Center Little Theatre, located on Kean’s Central Campus, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union.
SUMMIT – From constant, dagger-like sharpness, to searing heat, to confining isolation, the many perceptions of pain are rendered in intimate detail by those who suffer from it in a new art exhibit opening at the Pain Management Center at Overlook Hospital this month.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its International Film Festival with three selections for spring 2011, beginning on Tuesday, March 8 and continuing through May 3. Three countries are represented in the program: Vietnam, Israel, and Argentina.