MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Conservation Corps needs volunteers. The organization’s mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the nearly 7,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
CAMDEN – A bill co-sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which permits county governments to create trust funds in order to provide assistance to homeless New Jerseyans living within the county was signed into law yesterday.
TRENTON – A Linden man is charged with stealing almost $19,000 from the state uninsurance fund by collecting benefits he wasn’t entitled to, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced last week.
TRENTON – Gov. Jon S. Corzine has sent a second letter to United States Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack asking him to include nine additional counties – including Middlesex – in a natural disaster designation for damage incurred this growing…
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) continued their dazzling early-season scoring demonstrations, as each striker posted a hat trick and sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) netted two goals and an assist as New Jersey City University outshot The City College of New York, 57-4, and routed the Beavers, 9-1, in a non-conference women’s soccer game on Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD—Car crashes are the leading cause of death among 16- to 19-year olds. AAA New Jersey advises parents to start preparing well in advance and take an active role in their teen driver’s education.
LIVINGSTON—Heart disease is the number one killer in America. One in four American women dies from the disease, and yet many are still unaware of their personal risk factors.
MADISON, Wis. – Parents who want to stop the distress of infantile diarrhea might have a simple solution.
HILLSIDE—On Sep. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., all Wendy’s restaurants in the Tri-state area will donate 10 percent of sales to local food banks serving their corresponding counties.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly members Gordon Johnson, Wayne DeAngelo, Elease Evans, Albert Coutinho and Herb Conaway to address recent shortages and closings at food pantries was signed into law Tuesday.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of October:
NEWARK—While most people in the U.S. approve of organ donation, only about half of those individuals actually agree to allow the donation of a loved one’s organs when asked to do so, reports The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
LIVINGSTON—The Saint Barnabas Heart Center’s Atrial Fibrillation Center will help community members and hospital visitors learn more about Atrial fibrillation (afib), a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder, on Thursday, Sept. 17 and Monday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Main Lobby. An advanced practice cardiac nurse will educate participants about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.