HIGHLAND PARK – Fair Trade products have been available in Highland Park since at least 2003, and because of residents’ support of the farmers and producers who grow and make the products, Highland Park has been named the 13th Fair Trade Town in America by Fair Trade Towns USA.
It’s that time of year again – when people in many parts of the country feel a new chill in the air each morning, and put an extra quilt or blanket on the bed.
MADISON, Wis.— There are no miracle drugs to treat it, but relief for a baby’s colic could be as close as the mother’s front door.
ELIZABETH—The Benedictine Academy Parents Association held a “Welcome Back Cookout” at the school in Elizabeth on Saturday, Sept. 26.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library is hosting a free SAT/ACT test preparation session, presented by the Kaplan Education Company, on Saturday, Oct. 17 from noon – 3:30 p.m.
ALLAMUCHY—Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth held its fourth annual golf outing on Sept. 21 at Panther Valley Golf & Country Club in Allamuchy. Guests enjoyed playing the challenging 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones.
Disability is something most people do not like to think about. But the unfortunate reality is this: the chances that you will become disabled are probably far greater than you realize.
EDISON—Michael M. Powers, a 1991 graduate of Middlesex County College, has written a book, “Diminished,” and will hold an on-campus book signing on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
CLARK–Sharon Reddin has been appointed regional manager in charge of the Columbia Bank’s North Central Region. In her new position, Reddin assumes responsibility for four Columbia Bank branches in Clark, Colonia, Linden and Woodbridge.
NEWARK—Halloween is an exciting time of year for children. The last thing that any parent wants is an accident or injury to ruin the holiday.
RAHWAY – The party was a little early but Catherine Jotz of Rahway didn’t seem to mind. Jotz, a patient at Care Connection at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway, turns 100 on Oct. 2.
NEWARK—A UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School associate professor of medicine has received two highly competitive state and federal grants that will significantly enhance the clinical trials program at the New Jersey Medical School/University Hospital Cancer Center (Cancer Center) and place it among a select group of facilities nationwide that devote much of their efforts to the treatment of minority cancer patients.
ELIZABETH—The Executive Committee of the Benedictine Academy Parents Association was commissioned at a recent “Back to School Night” held at the all-female Catholic college prep secondary school on Sept. 22.