Blood Drive • Jan. 15 from 12:30 –6:30 p.m. and Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. –5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566
Shana Feste’s “Country Strong,” starring Gwyneth Paltrow as the latest entertainer to suffer the clichéd immiscibility of love and fame, asks the question: Is there anyone left in Hollywood who has not yet played a country western singer?
TRENTON – The New Jersey Supreme Court has called for more evidence of how state education spending cuts have affected public schools before ruling on a challenge to school funding.
TRENTON– Radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas — one that might enter your home without your knowledge and which could cause cancer. During January, which is National Radon Action Month, the Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging all homeowners in New Jersey to check for radon exposure via a simple test.
Though businesses may be hearing that credit is hard to come by, for many qualified borrowers, financing is available. The key is to be prepared and have all of your financial ducks in a row. Here are eight tips borrowers should consider before applying for a business loan:
STATE – New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is calling upon the communities it serves, to please donate whole blood and platelets in the next few days, since major blood drives were cancelled due to yesterday’s snow storm and last week’s blizzard leaving blood supplies low in area hospitals.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that organic tobacco production is booming in the U.S.? And are cigarettes made from organic tobacco any healthier for smokers? — Nanci R., Petaluma, CA
STATE — According to data from private moving company, New Jersey residents are moving out of the state at a higher rate than anywhere else in the country.
EDISON — Officials from Middlesex County College and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have created a joint degree program that links the Biotechnology Program at Middlesex with the Biochemistry Program at NJIT.
ELIZABETH – The Elizabeth Packers Pee Wee football team was one of eight winners chosen by a panel of judges in the Toyota Tiny Football League contest.