NEWARK—Fewer than 10 percent of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium intake to recommended levels, according to a new report published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Dear EarthTalk: I always thought eating fish was healthy, but now I’m concerned about mercury in tuna and other fish. Are there any fish that are still safe to eat? — Brit Brundage, Fairfield, CT
UNION – Girls ages 5 – 13 are invited to attend the second annual OMG! Tea Party on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2:00 p.m., at the Liberty Hall Mansion & Museum located at Kean University, 1003 Morris Avenue, Union.
UNION — The Union Public Library continues its International Film Festival with six selections for summer 2010 beginning on Tuesday, July 13 and continuing every Tuesday through Aug. 17.
Photo credit: Eddy Van 3000LINDEN — All Star Pet Rescue has introduced a new program designed to help more older dogs get out of the pound and into safe and loving homes.
WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and the Peace Corps community, announced today it has launched a contest for the best short video on YouTube to honor the Peace Corps’ upcoming 50th anniversary.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Youngsters got to observe Box Turtles recently as part of their summer camp program at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA New Jersey announces an exhibit by artist Ann Crawford and students of Robyn Ellenbogen from July 26 to Sept. 17 at the Red Horse Gallery at the Freehold Raceway Mall.
PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts is inviting the community to participate in the re-scheduled Festival en Celebration of the Culture and Heritage of the Andes on Saturday, July 17, from noon-6 p.m. at Fink Park Smith Street and Madison Avenue.
STATE – Federal passport fees are due to increase on Tuesday.