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Cyber security czar appointed

TRENTON – New Jersey Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez today announced the appointment of David Weinstein as New Jersey’s first Cyber-Security Advisor based in the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Weinstein brings unique cyber-security experiences to the position. Weinstein…

Why We Allow Big Pharma to Rip Us Off

by Robert Reich According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over half a million…

Botanical exhibition at Mertz Library in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title on November 15. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s…

EPA public meeting on October 21

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up a nine mile stretch of Bound Brook as the final phase of the cleanup of the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Cornell-Dubilier Electronics, Inc.…

Hike through history this fall

On Saturday, October 18, you can retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…