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Focusing on Flu Virus, Library Event Recalls Pandemic 100 Years Ago

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—One hundred years ago, an outbreak of the flu virus became one of humankind's deadliest disasters, according to a presentation at the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s Henry Guest House.

Brian Armstrong, the President of the South River Historical Society, gave the talk on Thursday, February 22.

He has written and spoken extensively about New Jersey during World War I, which lasted from 1914 until 1918.

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Naturalist Speaks About Plants and Animals at NB Public Library

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Over the past 25 years, Kathy Easton has been holding lectures and field trips to teach children and adults alike how important plants and animals are to us, and how they benefit our environment in so many ways.

Originally from Trenton, Easton lives in Cranbury and is the Founder and Director of About Birds, LLC, where she gives presentations about birds, their natural history, native plants, gardening for wildlife and more.