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Spotswood Seniors Hold Third Annual Olympics

July 19, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - "We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing." These are the words printed on the banner former Spotswood School District Music teacher Barbara Cottrell donated to the Spotswood Office on Aging.

"These are words by which she lives and which she brings to others," Spotswood Office on Aging Director Donna Faulkenberry said ...

Hillsborough: Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

 

 

BELLE MEAD. NJ -Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her ...

Be Safe When the Temperatures Soar: Red Cross Issues Safety Tips for Hot Weather

PRINCETON, NJ— It’s that time of year when the temperature goes up and heat and humidity, which can be deadly, make being outdoors very uncomfortable. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The American Red Cross has steps you can take to help stay safe when the ...

Spotswood Opens Cooling Centers For Weekend Heatwave

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - In anticipation of the first heatwave of the summer, the Spotswood Police Department announced via Nixle that cooling centers would be available over the next couple of days to help residents without air conditioning get relief from the rising temperatures and humidity.

Cooling centers are available at:

The first floor of the Municipal Building on 77 Summerhill ...

Upcoming Blood Drives Aim To Help Area Shortage

MILLTOWN/SPOSWOOD, NJ - The tri-state area has been battling a blood emergency since early June. The New York Blood Center declared the emergency when their supplies dipped to dangerously low level. Blood banks typically like to keep a nine-day backup supply on hand. However, in recent weeks the backup supply was only four days for some blood types and less for others like O and B negative.

Spotswood Water Department Releases Water Quality Report

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough has released its annual Water Quality Report this week. Residents interested in viewing the consumer confidence report can do so online at the Spotswood Borough website. People may also request that a copy of the report be mailed directly to their home by telephoning 732-416-1827. Yearly water testing is required by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ...

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