Today, candy is the central focus of the spookiest holiday of the year. In fact, the average American consumes 24 pounds of candy in a year, most of which is eaten right after Halloween according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But for children with diabetes, it can be difficult to enjoy the festivities when all their fellow goblins are in a frenzy to get their hands on mounds of sweet treats.
CLARK– Power Rangers, princesses and some pretty scary monsters are only a few of the costumed characters you’ll probably see walking through your neighborhood on Halloween.
STEVENSON, Md.—Junior setter ALEX JOHANESEN (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan) became the third player in school history to distribute 2,000 career assists, but the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team dropped both matches of a tri-match, falling to Lancaster Bible College, 3-1 (25-23, 26-28, 17-25, 22-25) and host Stevenson University, 3-0 (10-25, 22-25, 19-25), on Saturday at Stevenson’s Student Union Gym.
MONROE—In response to rising needs, Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County has expanded its kosher food pantry to include dairy products and eggs.
“The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Return Preparation Program (VRPP),” said New Jersey’s IRS spokesperson Gregg Semanick. “The IRS is looking for volunteers to take part in the VRPP throughout New Jersey during the 2010 tax filing season.”
RAHWAY—Marla Lind, Fashion Show Boutique Auction Chairman (at right) admires 3 of the 7 donated basket entries in the 5th Annual RWJ Rahway Hospital Family Basket Contest.
If you’ve ever heard your child say things like, “I can’t do it,” or “I’ll never figure this out,” during homework time, you’ve probably wondered how you can help him or her overcome such feelings of self-doubt and frustration.
CLARK – The petting zoo was one of the fun activities at F.K. Hehnly’s “HarvestFest” held last week to welcome in the fall season.
RAHWAY—Mrs. Dawkins’ second grade class at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in Rahway participated in the Prevention Links’ Forest Friends program.