Despite the current stretch of sizzling summer weather, area residents still enjoy the fun and feel of outdoor physical activity during this time of year. Whether it is running, swimming, golf, tennis, horseback riding or mountain biking, one should always be concerned about safety and taking precautions to avoid injuries particularly during the warmer months.
UNION COUNTY – According to Quick Chek’s Favorite Subs Survey where more than 1,500 votes were cast throughout its operating region, it’s all about Crispy Buffalo Chicken subs in Union County.
CLARK—The Clark Board of Education meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 18, will be held Monday, Aug. 17.
PERTH AMBOY – A Middlesex County health care service firm has agreed to pay $27,500 in civil penalties and investigative reimbursements to the state, under terms of a Consent Order that ends an investigation into the firm’s business practices, officials announced last week.
ROSELLE – An unsuccessful council candidate has been charged with voting twice in the June 2 primary election, prosecutors announced last week.
LIVINGSTON—The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will be presenting The Latest Treatments for Hip and Knee Pain on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Saint Barnabas Corporate Offices, 95 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston. This free program, open to the public, will include a presentation from orthopedic surgeon, Steven Robbins, M.D.
COLD SPRING, N.Y.—On Saturday, September 12, five private gardens in Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Somerset counties will open to the public in support of The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program.
EDISON—Ruth Candeub Avins, a resident of Edison, will be one of 10 volunteers from across the country to be honored at the Senior Medicare Patrol National Conference in Washington, D.C. this month. The program, funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, educates seniors to protect themselves from fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2009 concert series continues on Wednesday evening, Aug. 19, with music by The Nerds. This free concert of rock and rollicking hit songs at Oak Ridge Park in Clark begins at 7:30 p.m.