NEWARK — Vacation season is upon us, and once the kids are dismissed from school for the summer travel plans become reality. Travel preparations can be overwhelming when the goal is to pack the essentials and keep suitcases light.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Federal officials moved to shut down seven websites that allegedly facilitated the distribution of pirated movies.
(StatePoint) Between planning your family vacation, keeping the kids occupied and beating the heat, the summer can be a busy time for both you and your wallet. One place you shouldn’t have to hurt financially is in the grocery store.
(StatePoint) Unhealthy pools are more common than you may think. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores the importance of protecting your family at the pool this summer.
WEST ORANGE – For millions of players across the country tennis is a year-round sport, but as the weather turns warmer, more people take to the courts and play even more frequently. Indoors or out, at local courts or at center court at Wimbledon, fitness is the key for tennis players to perform at their best and avoid injury.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard about a supposed dangerous chemical called “triclosan” that is in many personal care and other consumer products. Can you enlighten? — Carl Stoneman, Richland, WA
STATE – “Entomologists tell us that mosquitoes have been around for more than thirty million years,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2010 concert series begins a new season of music on Wednesday evening, June 30, with a performance by “Tramps Like Us” – one of the most recognized Bruce Springsteen tribute bands. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.
ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth retailer sold one of two Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that split the top prize of $ 565,438 for the drawing held on Sunday, June 27. Each winning ticket is worth $ 282,719.
HAMILTON – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1,071,000 New Jersey residents will travel during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, an increase of 19% compared to 2009 4th of July travel.