NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, a nonprofit committed to preventing child abuse in all its forms, released “Strengthening Efforts to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in New Jersey” on Monday.
On Aug. 17 an asteroid estimated to be 17 to 39 meters in diameter will pass through space intersecting the Earth’s orbit, missing a collision by only about one million miles. The object will be moving at about 13,533 miles per hour, or 3.76 miles per second.
UNION COUNTY – Legislation that will help preserve two Union County historic sites was signed into law on Monday.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard of a practice called cyanide fishing, which is used mostly to collect aquarium specimens, but I understand it is also used to catch fish we eat. Isn’t this very unhealthy? — Phil Seymour, Albany, NY
The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today’s back-to-school preparations likely include filing out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A South Plainfield man has been convicted of charges stemming from the attack of a borough employee, whose neck was cut on Labor Day in 2009, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
LINDEN — The Linden Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the summer 2011 “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign.
LIVINGSTON – Getting the right amount of sleep each night is important for children’s health, safety and success in school and other activities. The start of the school year is a good time to make sure your children are getting the sleep they need.
NEWARK—Parents and children know the importance of choosing the perfect first-day-of-school outfit, but just as significant are the medical checkups and plans that help children to begin the year with the best health possible.
EDISON — The acting chief financial officer of Edison has been arrested and charged with stealing $33,600, and attempting to steal another $52,891.88 in township funds, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced today.