WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, has partnered with World Policy Journal to launch an essay contest on June 1 to identify the most innovative solutions to the problem of food insecurity in the rural regions of Africa.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?
STATE — “Nobody likes cockroaches and nobody should,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.
MADISON, Wis. – Summer sports competitions mean lots of children will have to wrestle with the disappointment of defeat in sports.
NEWARK— That morning cup of coffee seems like a boost to the metabolism, but it can be the precursor to a caffeine overdose. While a limited amount of caffeine may have its benefits, excess consumption can produce serious side effects.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Township’s popular free summer concert series will begin tomorrow night on Main Street at School Street. Entertainment begins at the Wednesday night events at 6 p.m., with the featured performer taking the stage at 7 p.m.
QUINCY, Mass. – According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year.
STATE – While more than 32 million Americans were expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend, if you stayed at home there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.
LIVINGSTON – With the unofficial start to the summer, many of us will be attending parties and barbecues throughout the season. Below are 10 tips to help avoid weight gain over the summer from the Weight Loss Institute of New Jersey.
UNION — On Tuesday, June 1, at 2 p.m., the Union Public Library will begin “Afternoons with Alfred,” a month-long program of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The films will be presented at 2 p.m. every Tuesday, running through June 29.