Dear EarthTalk: Vice-President Joe Biden announced a commitment by the Obama administration of $53 billion to high speed rail. Isn’t it about time?
LIVINGSTON – When setting clocks ahead an hour on Sunday, March 13, to mark the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center urges homeowners to take a few extra minutes to change the batteries in household smoke detectors.
HIGHLAND PARK — That the owner of a Highland Park karate school has been arrested and charged with improperly touching a 16-year-old girl at the school, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A majority of New Jersey voters say that they prefer to keep Democrats in control of the state Legislature, but only 30 percent say they would vote for their current legislators according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll.
An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan shortly before 1 a.m. today. You can make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund at http://american.redcross.org.
SOUTH AMBOY – After a major storm forced the cancellation of last year’s event, South Amboy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set to return this year on Saturday, March 12.
TRENTON –Since nobody matched all the numbers in Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, the grand prize tonight is worth $151 million ($94.3 million if the winner chooses the lump sum cash option.)
Anyone who knows me can testify that I am a punctual person. I was born a month early and I’m forty-five minutes early for work every day. But not everyone pays attention to a clock.
Filmgoers who welcome hypothesis, wonder and flight of fancy in their celluloid outings will most likely appreciate director George Nolfi’s “The Adjustment Bureau.”
Craft Show • March 11-13 – The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival will feature approximately 275 artisans at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset. Info: www.sugarloafcrafts.com