WEST ORANGE – Whether you take a leisurely jog or sprint to the finish line in a marathon, running is great exercise. In fact, running is one of the easiest and most popular sports among non-professional athletes, with more than 25 million Americans putting on their sneakers and heading out to local streets, parks and gyms.
We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie and the state Republican Party will pick up the tab for three helicopter flights that sparked a storm of criticism.
UTICA, N.Y. – More than a third (37 percent) of homeowners have cut back on spending for things such as food, transportation and home maintenance so that they could make their monthly mortgage payment, according to a new IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
TRENTON – Legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, to be held with the regular partisan primary elections, was advanced Thursday by a Senate committee.
TRENTON –The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has expanded and extended its free nicotine replacement therapy program
STATE – A Powerball lottery ticket matching all five numbers and the red Powerball for the June 1 drawing was sold in New York. Before taxes, it is worth up to $200 million.
WARREN – Rep. Barney Frank is coming to New Jersey to help Ed Potosnak raise funds for his 2012 Congressional campaign.
HIGHLAND PARK – Over 100 seniors and health care advocates packed the Highland Park Senior Center for a rally in support of Medicare and against Republican efforts to privatize it on Wednesday
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.