(NAPSI)—Here’s a bright idea: It may be time to get with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Soon, standard incandescent bulbs are going away as a result of continued demand for more energy-efficient lighting products as well as U.S. federal lighting efficiency standards.
(NAPSI)—Bullying is a problem that has a lot of parents worried. According to a recent Harris survey, 67 percent of parents of 3- to 7-year-olds worry that their children will be bullied.
When the World Trade Center crumbled to the ground on September 11, 2001, it took with it any illusions Americans might have harbored about the nation’s invincibility, leaving many feeling vulnerable, scared and angry.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Middlesex Vicinage, in conjunction with the Middlesex County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association, will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a Day of Service, Assignment Judge Travis Francis announced.
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the gist of the recent agreement between the Center for Biological Diversity and the federal government regarding adding many more plants and animals to the Endangered Species List? — J.J. Scarboro, Tallahassee, FL
According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, 14 million Americans are unemployed and looking for jobs. Six million have been out of work for at least six months. Uncounted others have simply given up.
EDISON – The township’s most popular event, the 2011 Fall Family Spectacular, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
(NAPSI)—Some people find online penny auctions to be a fun way to try to get big-ticket items at reduced prices. But the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cautions that because penny auctions move fast, you could spend far more than you intended—with no guarantee that you’ll get anything in return.
Dear EarthTalk: What was the BULB Act pertaining to light bulb energy efficiency that just failed to pass in the House of Representatives? — Betsy Edgerton, Columbus, OH
RAHWAY — Having withstood the flooding of Hurricanes Irene and Tropical Storm Lee as well as the difficulties of maneuvering around construction in its building, staff and students at Rahway High School took time to encourage their many athletes with a pep rally held in the school gym at the close of the first week of classes on Friday, Sept. 9.