(SPM Wire) Teenagers today are glued to phones in ways their parents never were. But it’s no longer about gabbing with friends late into the school night, as texting has taken over instead.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, a decrease of 3 percent compared to those that traveled for Independence Day 2010.
(StatePoint) There may be some truth behind all those jokes about grandma behind the wheel. Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
Fran Lebowitz has a brilliant mind…she loves to read…in fact, she got kicked out of school for reading ‘other’ books, while she was supposed to be reading her text books…
HAZLET – While teens are not in school, many will be busy this summer coping with a variety of issues – from cyber-bullying and suicide to abuse and neglect.
Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t spray sunscreen a health and environmental nightmare when it seems that more of the sunscreen ends up going up my nose than on the kid at the beach next to me?
— Lillian Robertson, Methuen, MA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law that prevented children from renting or purchasing violent video games.
DUNELLEN — Two years ago, the pro wrestling world lost one of its biggest personalities ever, the late great WWE Hall-of-Fame manager, star of TV, movies, and of course music videos, the one and only Captain Lou Albano.
PISCATAWAY – Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and East Jersey Olde Towne Village invite you to celebrate our nation’s independence with Bob Gleason from the American Historical Theatre performing as Baron von Steuben, on Monday, July 4, at 2 p.m. at the Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway.
Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102