“You cannot force a child to eat something, whether it’s in a packed lunch or something served in the school cafeteria,” said Donna Weihofen, senior clinical nutritionist at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.
HACKENSACK—Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard joined Nelson Louis, CEO of the Greater Bergen County YMCA and nutrition and fitness advocates on Aug. 26 to highlight the importance of regular exercise and healthy eating in reducing obesity among New Jersey residents.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has presented a Citation of Excellence to the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO).
Few successful businesses or individuals got that way without a plan. In fact, most of us have budgets, investment plans, travel plans, and personal life plans, to name a few. It‘s logical to assume that our state would have a plan to guide public infrastructure investments like roads, water and sewer services, and how we use our lands and resources.
PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of adult learners by teaching them basic reading skills, writing and English as a Second Language. A 15-hour new tutor training…
RAHWAY—Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital recently received a $5,000 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation. This special community grant funded the purchase of a new Vital Signs Monitor for the hospital’s Oncology Department in Rahway.
TRENTON – License plates for historic vehicles, typically referred to as QQ plates, will now be available for purchase at six agencies statewide, Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Shawn B. Sheekey announced.
TRENTON – New Jersey organic producers and handlers may be eligible for reimbursement of a portion of their organic certification costs under a federal program.
CARTERET—Girls, grades K-12, in Woodbridge and Carteret are invited to explore new interests, develop leadership skills, help their community, and form lifelong friendships by joining Girl Scouts.