Healthy Back To School Habits

HOLLAND, MI – Summer is winding down and thoughts are migrating toward “back to school”. Most parents are excited, most kids are not. With the start of school, bad habits that accumulated in the summer will have to change.

Eating Out Safely With Food Allergies

NEWARK—As the incidence of food allergies continues to rise, families are often concerned about dining out. More than 12 millions Americans, including 6 percent of children, are affected by allergies to tree nuts, peanuts, seeds, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat, the most common food allergens.

Community Calendar

Rummage Sale • Sept. 11 from 6-9 p.m. and Sept. 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church will hold a rummage sale at the church social center, 270 Woodbridge Ave., next to the Metuchen Train Station. Clothing, linens, toys, electronics, books, kitchen items and more. Proceeds benefit local charities.

Caseres Strikes Twice As NJCU Opens 2009 Women’s Soccer Campaign With 4-1 Win

NEWBURGH, N.Y. — New Jersey City University sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) broke a 1-1 tie just 1:14 after Mount Saint Mary College (NY) had evened the score and later netted a penalty kick as the Gothic Knight women’s soccer team opened its 2009 season and the entire NJCU athletic calendar for the year with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night at the Kaplan Athletic Field.

Boating Safety Certification Course

LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services is sponsoring a one day boat safety certification course, approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street, Linden, beginning at 8 a.m.