Join Arbor Day Foundation & Receive 10 Free Shade Trees

STATE—To help commemorate National Arbor Day, everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation during the month of April will receive 10 free shade trees. National Arbor Day and New Jersey’s Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April,…

New Jersey Residents Favor Legalized Sports Betting

STATE—Sports betting is illegal in New Jersey, but many voters favor changing that.  According to the latest results from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 63 percent of voters say they would favor making sports-betting legal in New Jersey at Atlantic City…

YMCA Invites Families To Participate In Healthy Kids Day

UNION COUNTY – On Saturday, April 18, the YMCA of Eastern Union County invites the community to participate in YMCA Healthy Kids® Day, the nation’s largest health day for children and families.  Healthy Kids Day includes fun, engaging and creative…

Students Participate In Leadership Forum

Students Participate In Leadership Forum—Five students from Perth Amboy Catholic School were invited to attend the 2009 People to People World Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. Selection for participation in the World Leadership Forum is based on high academic standing…

Support Groups Can Help You Through the Financial Meltdown

 By Christopher Kosseff and Theresa Miskimen  If you are experiencing increased levels of stress and anxiety, aren’t sleeping or eating well, and are worried over how the economic meltdown may be impacting you and your family, you may benefit from…

National Public Health Week

 By Ronald G. Rios A healthy nation begins with healthy individuals. With that said, I ask each resident this question, what can you do today to improve your health? Every April since 1995, the American Public Health Association observes National…

What You Need To Know About Fire Safety

 By John S. Wisniewski As I watch the nightly news or read the newspapers these days, I see an alarming trend.  There are far too many tragic headlines involving children and fire.  Each year, hundreds of young lives are lost,…

Elizabeth Day-1989

 by Diane Norek Harrison  ELIZABETH-This was sent to me by Mr. William Frolich:  “It was on the 16th of April in the year 1789, that George Washington was informed in Mt. Vernon that he had been unanimously elected as the…