Dear EarthTalk: What is “nonpoint source pollution?” How much of a problem is it and how can it be controlled? — Devon Corey, New York, NY
STATE — As rain continues to fall in New Jersey, the American Red Cross is returning to communities that flooded last week as a result of Hurricane Irene; this time to determine who has been displaced again.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County has purchased and is distributing to police departments throughout the county Automated License Plate Recognition Systems (ALPR’s), which are intended enhance a wide array of law enforcement activities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A middle-class upbringing does not guarantee the same status as an adult, according to findings reported by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Economic Mobility Project.
HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has prepared 25,000 meals for evacuation sites for victims of Hurricane Irene. The agency is still producing 2,000 meals per day for the region, including Paterson and Bound Brook, and is distributing cleanup supplies and bottled water.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials today announced the start of a major rehabilitation of the Route 35 drawbridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting Old Bridge and Sayreville.
UNION COUNTY- United Way of Greater Union County’s inaugural “Stuff the Bus” campaign in partnership with local corporations and volunteers helped to make the start of the school year bright for a number of children in the county.
RAHWAY — After practicing general dentistry for 28 years, Dr. Richard Olin of Rahway sees the move into his new 2,400-square-foot dental building like a new beginning.
NEWARK – The State Division of Consumer Affairs has filed complaints against four businesses that allegedly advertised immigration assistance services that they were not authorized to perform, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
Here’s a message for Congress and the President both need to hear now: Americans are done with the politics of mean. They want to put people back to work solving our nation’s problems. We’ve rebuilt enough countries halfway round the globe. Let’s bring the troops home, and let’s get to work rebuilding our own nation.