WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today called on Senate Republicans to stop blockage of his bi-partisan bill to extend the programs under the Combating Autism Act for another three years.
STATE – Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely, and keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended.
If New Jersey is the Garden State, our garden is watered by plentiful rivers, springs, streams and creeks flowing from corner to corner. Many waterways are out of sight and out of mind until they overflow their banks, as they did during Hurricane Irene and subsequent storms.
Cholesterol Screening • Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. – noon – Overlook Medical Center will conduct cholesterol screenings at the Westfield Board of Health, 425 East Broad St. Call 1-800-247-9580 to register. Fee: $10
CLARK — St. John the Apostle School in Clark has been named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence by the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Awareness of skin cancer and the need for sun protection may be at an all time high, but many people are unaware of a phenomenon that can accelerate and exacerbate sun damage, making the need for caution outdoors even more urgent. This phenomenon is called photosensitivity.
UNION – Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting in Union County on Monday afternoon.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a bill to authorize $6.9 billion in disaster relief funding yesterday, by a 62-37 vote. The money is needed to help pay for recovery efforts from the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and other natural disasters around the nation.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Fair featuring MusicFest is underway at Oak Ridge Park in Clark. The annual event is a celebration of free outdoor music combined with traditional county fair activities.
Women are notorious for being overly self-critical of themselves and of other women. Men are not immune from this, but women are the clear winners here. Maybe that’s because we compare ourselves to bony movie stars and supermodels and, of course, every other woman we see in the course of our day.