MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Applications are now being accepted for fall positions with the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
TOMS RIVER—Army National Guard 1st Lt. Michael L. Sojka is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to the Iraqi Theater of Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
It would have been Heaven to be surprised…to find that “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” wasn’t the stultifying bore I expected. But it is forty-five minutes into the movie and I begin to fear the worst.
SCOTCH PLAINS—The family of Dr. Uma Viswanathan, a Scotch Plains pediatrician, has chosen to remember her life and work through a donation to the Trinitas Health Foundation that creates the Dr. Uma Viswanathan Memorial Endowment.
TRENTON – Attorney General Anne Milgram and Department of Corrections Commissioner George Hayman have written to Senate leaders, urging support for a bill that would allow states, with permission from the Federal Communications Commission, to install devices that would prevent or interfere with cell phone communications within specific correctional facilities.
ELIZABETH – A 54-year-old Union County woman died of complications related to swine flu last week, authorities announced.
WESTFIELD—For animal lovers in search of a child-friendly way to share their enthusiasm for pets, the Union County 4-H is offering volunteers an opportunity to lead its First Grade and Third Grade Pet Clubs.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Skin cancers of the eyelid, including basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma, account for five to 10 percent of all skin cancers. While only a small number are lethal, eyelid skin cancers can cause significant tissue damage, blindness and can spread into the nasal and orbital cavities (the area behind the eye).
CLARK – The summer months are a popular time for family vacation travel. It is also open season for property crimes. Allstate Insurance Company, provides five tips for property protection to help homeowners enjoy a worry-free summer travel season.