BRIDGEVILLE –There are more than 25.6 million adult male smokers in the United States. Over 17 percent of adult males in New Jersey are smokers. This Father’s Day, the American Lung Association in New Jersey encourages fathers to quit smoking and urges their families to support them as they attempt to quit for good.
WOODBRIDGE– For over 100 years, the third Sunday in June has been set aside as a time for families to celebrate all that it means to be called ‘Dad’. Often, the day is filled with celebrations of fatherhood and paternal bonds, especially the one between father and son.
Sometimes I think that Father’s Day plays second fiddle to Mother’s Day. Maybe all the flower and jewelry commercials that try to convince us to ‘show mom how much you love her’ have something to do with it. Maybe women just need affirmation more than men because we are wired differently.
TRENTON – NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) testified before the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee in support of a bill to alter the pensions and health care benefits offered to public employees.
TRENTON – A measure to make it illegal to possess or sell drugs disguised as “bath salts” cleared a key Assembly panel on Thursday.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie and legislative leaders from both parties have reached an agreement on public employee health and pension benefits reform.
STATE — The state Department of Environmental Protection and the League of Municipalities held a joint series of round tables on brownfields and site remediation this week, but an environmental group notes that the discussions won’t amount to much.
TRENTON – Fifty-six New Jersey libraries, including the ones in Clark, East Brunswick, Monroe, Piscataway, Rahway and Sayreville, have qualified to be designated as NJWorks Job Seeker Destination Libraries by the New Jersey State Library.
HOPEWELL – Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher unveiled an online data- and image bank describing more than 7,000 vintage photographs produced by the Department of Agriculture to document farming in New Jersey from the…
Dear EarthTalk: What was the nature of the agreement just forged between green groups and the U.S. government for wolf protection in the Northern Rockies?