STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,525 gas outlets in New Jersey.
Have you ever turned on the light in a dark basement and shuddered as cockroaches scurried away? I get that same sense of revulsion whenever I hear about unscrupulous swindlers taking advantage of the victims of natural and man-made disasters.
Have you ever wondered how some people manage to be in a good mood all the time? What is it that they know that you don’t about seeing the glass as “half full” instead of “half empty?”
Dear EarthTalk: I’d like to have a garden that encourages bees and butterflies. What’s the best approach? –Robert Miller, Bakersfield, CA
Dear EarthTalk: What are the main drivers of food scarcity that lead to so much starvation around the world, and how can they be addressed? — Marjorie Millerton, Provo, UT
HAMILTON – This weekend we spring the clocks forward (Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10), losing an hour of our day in exchange for extended daylight hours we enjoy throughout the summer. However, come Monday morning, many drivers may have lost a spring in their step and not be fully alert as they travel to work and school in the dark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders last night adopted a $410.96 million Operating Budget for that represents a less than two percent increase from the 2012 budget and remains more than $2.5 million under the state mandated cap.
The clock is ticking on beach restorations up and down New Jersey’s coast, but one noteworthy project is facing a deadline imposed by nature rather than tourism.
TRENTON – An East Rutherford man was sentenced to prison today for acting as a broker in a scheme involving former clerks at the Jersey City Motor Vehicle Agency to illegally sell New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The view from a gazebo on Echo Lake at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside on this snowy day. (Photo by Gabe Gluck/Union County Parks and Community Renewal) Send us your snowy day photos from anywhere in New Jersey…