Plainfield Healthy Community Network to Host Free Tasting Events on Wednesday

October 18, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A free healthy food tasting event will take place at two locations in Plainfield: Canela Grocery and Ravi West Indian Grocery, this Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 2:30 to 4:00 pm, as a part of the New Jersey Healthy Corner Store Initiative.  This initiative connects corner store owners and neighborhood partners with resources to access fruits, vegetables, and other healthy food ...

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Rape Crisis Advocates Needed

October 17, 2017

The Union County Rape Crisis Center (RCC) needs volunteer advocates to assist victims of sexual violence. The Rape Crisis Center will train volunteers during daytime sessions at the Colleen Fraser Building at the Union County complex at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield.  Prior to training, each volunteer must come to the Rape Crisis Center for an informal interview.

“These ...

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 13, 2017

Dear Editor,

For years, I could never understand why each October we marked Dyslexia Awareness Month as a federal event, but not a state event.  

As a member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA), I am aware our association has dedicated considerable resources to educating our elected leaders in Trenton about the importance of this designation. I am ...