Dear EarthTalk: How are wild dolphins faring on the high seas? Recent reports of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico may well be due to last year’s BP oil spill, but I imagine there are many threats to dolphins from pollution, human overfishing and other causes.
WEST TRENTON – A Tornado Watch is in effect for all but extreme southern New Jersey from now until 8 p.m. tonight. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the potential for severe weather conditions statewide, along with the National Weather Service.
TRENTON – Democrats are criticizing Gov. Chris Christie for using a State Police helicopter to travel to his son’s baseball game and to return to meet with political donors.
WEST TRENTON — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring an excessive heat warning today. Temperatures and heat indexes are expected to reach the low to mid-90s in parts of central and southern New Jersey.
STATE–Hurricane season officially begins on today, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above-average year with a potential 12 to 18 named storms and three to six major hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY— Residents will soon have another reason to help police catch criminals – the prospect of monetary rewards.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $200 million, or $105.2 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
TRENTON — Got a minute? Then you can learn how to help save someone’s life.
LINDEN – From June 1-7 each year is National Family Recreation Week, according to Al MacDonald, director of Linden Public Property and Community Services Department.
CLARK – After 37 years of service as a member of the Clark Police Department, Chief Denis Connell is retiring, effective June 1, Clark Mayor Salvatore Bonaccorso announced this afternoon.