Religious, Social Service Organizations Join Forces to Fight Hunger

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—A coalition of faith-based and social service agencies kicked off this afternoon a massive food drive to meet escalating demands for emergency food in Middlesex County. The Middlesex County Coalition to Combat Poverty and Hunger is appealing to residents…

Learn How To Green Your Lifestyle At Temple’s Environmental Fair

CLARK—Want to learn how you and your family can go “green?”  Temple Beth O’r / Beth Torah, in conjunction with Temple Beth Israel in Scotch Plains and United Synagogue Youth, are bringing together community organizations, local merchants, university professors and…

Union County College To Host Job Fairs

CRANFORD – On Thursday, April 2, Union County College’s Division of Counseling Services will be hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its Plainfield Campus in the cafeteria at 232 East Second Street. As well, there…

Regular Screening Important For Detecting Colon Cancer

As the nation marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March, the American Cancer Society is encouraging Americans to get lifesaving screening tests that have been proven to reduce the risk of the third leading cause of cancer death in…

Finding Health Care Without Insurance

By Douglas H. Kirkpatrick, MD For many Americans, health insurance provides affordable access to healthcare that allows them to prevent or lower disease risk, manage current medical conditions, and maintain overall health. But for the 47 million people in the…

Free Job Training Course

CRANFORD – During the month of April, Union County College offer a free job training course to all Union County residents. All residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program. The career training course will…

Carteret Wrestling Standout

Carteret Wrestling Standout—Carteret resident Michael Pysniak Jr., who attends Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison qualified for the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championships earlier this month. He won his first match 17-5, but lost to the eventual state champ, Mike…