SUMMIT – The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital celebrated the progress made in cancer survivorship at events throughout the month of June with a mix of reflection on survivors’ experiences and looking forward to more birthdays and longer lives.
NEW BRUNSWICK– The U.S. is quickly losing ground as a leader in medical innovation and must embrace a public policy agenda to create jobs, cure chronic disease and ensure state and national competitiveness well into the future, a group of public and private sector leaders told a gathering of innovators and health officials at the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey in Piscataway and at Cooper University Hospital in Camden Thursday.
NEWARK—A federal grand jury indicted Nevin Shapiro, former owner and chief executive officer of Capitol Investments USA Inc. (Capitol), Wednesday for allegedly overseeing a $880 million Ponzi scheme linked to his purported wholesale grocery distribution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
UNION — The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Road, Union, will host a special fundraiser show for the Haiti earthquake victims.
EDISON-From Harold Miller: “We walk southeast to about where Saw Mill Pond Rd. is now, turn right and go across a big area of excavated clay pits. A steam shovel operated by a neighbor of my cousins was always digging out and loading clay.
PARLIN — Pete Trabucco, author of “America’s Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks,” will be at the Main Street Theatre in Parlin on Saturday, July 17, from 1 to 7 p.m. for a book signing.
OLD BRIDGE — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a household hazardous waste drop-off day on Sunday, July 18, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Old Bridge Public Works, 1 Old Bridge Plaza.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The 4-H of Middlesex County is holding a huge yard sale and flea market on Saturday, July 17, from 8 a.m.—2 p.m. at the 4-H Center at 645 Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.
It’s that time of the year again, right around the Fourth of July and I’m really, really just beginning to get my life back again. No students to see, no parents to placate, no phone calls marked ‘urgent’ and no crises du jour to contend with. Now, it’s just the glorious summer and me! I had forgotten how good life could be when there is no alarm clock to set.