In the past few recessionary years, most of us have gotten used to closely watching our expenses for everything from child rearing to college to retirement funding. Another important area where comparison shopping makes sense is funerals. Yes, funerals.
UNION — On Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m., the Union Public Library will host a presentation explaining the basics of estate planning and the creation of wills and living wills.
ELIZABETH – From Sept. 7 to 24, Union County College will be offering a free job training course in the restaurant industry to residents of the city of Elizabeth. All Elizabeth residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program.
Dear EarthTalk: Is the dairy industry really trying to stop soy milk makers from calling their products “milk?” They must feel very threatened by the preponderance of soy milks now available in supermarkets. — Gina Storzen, Weymouth, MA
SOUTH AMBOY – The city’s recreation department invites talented residents to showcase their skills at Broadway Idol night on Thursday, Sept. 9.
UNION — Team Jersey Boyz an elite club baseball team, based out of Union is testing their abilities to compete among the nation’s best.
UNION COUNTY–By the end of 2010, it is estimated that in Union County alone, fifty-three people are diagnosed each week with cancer, totaling 2756 individuals annually, right here in our own community.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday, Aug. 18, with a performance by The Nerds, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
LAKEWOOD – Bobby Bundy threw the Shorebirds first complete game of the season, as Delmarva beat Lakewood 4-2 Monday night in the last of a five-game series.