Dear EarthTalk: I heard about something called the Green Café Network. What is it and what are they trying to accomplish for the environment? — Jane Stevenson, Los Angeles, CA
TRENTON-The state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) is a reminder to all residents of New Jersey that they should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.
TRENTON – This weekend, the 125-member political action committee of the 200,000 member New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) voted to endorse 68 candidates for election to the New Jersey Legislature this November.
JERSEY CITY – Today, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez joined labor and transportation advocates to warn of the potential results if Congress fails to re-authorize the Surface Transportation Program next month. The federal program, which provides funding for road, bridge, and transportation projects, will expire on Sept. 30
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the death of a hospital worker who was fatally shot on a city street early Saturday morning, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department.
EDISON — Middlesex County College is still accepting students for its Fall 2011 semester. Ninety-nine degree and certificate programs are offered including two new ones: Earth Science and Allied Health Pre-Professional.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Traveling can be exciting and a chance to get away from the hustle of the real world, but it also can derail a person’s healthy routines. People may become relaxed with their nutrition selections or think that it’s too much effort to exercise.
UTICA, N.Y. – Voters give low marks to Congress, President Barack Obama and the federal debt limit agreement they reached this week, according to a new IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
TRENTON – Lottery players could win big this weekend. Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is worth $99 million and Saturday’s Powerball top prize is up to $180 million.
TRENTON– A Washington man was sentenced to 8 years in prison yesterday for robbing five banks – including one in Scotch Plains – between Jan. 29 and March 10, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.