Spring Forward To Safe Sports

MADISON, Wis.—Think spring: the thud of a soccer ball, the crack of the bat, the shot of a pistol for the 40-yard dash.  But if your high–school athlete doesn’t prepare properly, you also may be pondering pulled muscles, torn ligaments,…

Free Training Program for Low-Income Residents Offered

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—A new free program that will train individuals in allied health and transportation is being offered to low-income Middlesex County residents. The program, funded by a grant from the Middlesex County Department of Workforce Development, is open to those…

Pinewood Derby To Be Held At Mall

 ELIZABETH–The annual Pinewood Derby Championship of the Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council, Munsee District will be held on Saturday, April 4, at Jersey Garden Mall in the center courtyard lower level.  Sign-in / Weigh-in starts at 9:30 a.m.…

Author Of New “Titanic” Novel To Appear At College

EDISON—On April 15, the 97th anniversary of the sinking of the ship Titanic, Middlesex County College will present the author of the new historical fiction novel, Titanic: The Untold Story.   What separates this novel from all other Titanic literature…

Organ Transplant Crisis: A New Approach

April is National Donate Life Month, and 100,000 people in the U.S. are racing the clock for their survival. They need an organ transplant, and over half of these individuals will die before getting their life-saving operation. The issue is…

Another Vas Collaborator Guilty

Plea shows taint infects school system PERTH AMBOY—Ana Pestrana, a part-time assistant recreation supervisor who is employed full-time by the city’s school district, became the second municipal employee to plead guilty to charges of using city funds to purchase items…

Couples With Disabilities Prove Love Enables

UNION COUNTY—Valentine’s Day came a little bit late for 22 couples this year as they celebrated their relationships at the annual Community Access Unlimited (CAU) Couples Night dinner held March 6 at Suburban Country Club in Union. Each year CAU…