GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP—Nobody is denying a challenging economy is still with us, but a survey conducted by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey suggests things could be easing a bit, at least as far as tourism is concerned.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Nearly 2.3 million teenagers in the US tan indoors annually, and with prom season right around the corner, the temptation to tan is even greater. But new research has found that first exposure to ultraviolet (UV)-emitting tanning beds in youth increases the risk of developing melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, by 75 percent.
NEWARK—Looking for a quick and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? Consider joining the growing number of people who are signing up for paperless billing.
SOUTH AMBOY—Reader Elizabeth Szylagi remembers Balogh’s shoemaker shop was on Broadway in the 1940s.
For the past 40 years, Earth Day celebrations, big and small, have taken place in Rahway, New Jersey.
JERSEY CITY – To celebrate Earth Day, The Provident Bank will offer eco-friendly grocery bags to the first 100 customers at each of its 80 plus branches on April 22.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Earth Day has long been a time to think globally and act locally. That’s why on Thursday, April 22, Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension invites you to celebrate the 40th birthday of the modern environmental movement, with Earth Day at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park , 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick, from 4 to 7 p.m.
RAHWAY—Arts Guild New Jersey will present BABYDOLL, an exhibition of art by women artists who’s work comments on the contemporary perception and image of women, curated by the executive director of Arts Guild New Jersey, Lawrence Cappiello.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $143 million, while Wednesday’s Powerball top prize is $252 million.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the major threats to the Great Lakes in the United States and what’s being done to address them? — Saul G., Racine, WI