Dear EarthTalk: What will be the effect of all the flooding along the Mississippi River for organic farmers, given all the pollutants in the water? When they recover, can they still certify their products as organic? — Michael O’Loughlin, Tigard, OR
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth held commencement ceremonies for its 96th graduating class Sunday, June 5. Members of the Class of 2011 are headed for Princeton, NYU, Rutgers and many other colleges and universities.
PERTH AMBOY–With summer almost here and hot weather in the forecast Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Medical Director of Emergency Services Dr. Dane Clarke provides the following tips to cope with hot weather.
NEWARK — NJ Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo today announced a new way for customers to report suspicious activity or unattended packages: text messaging.
PERTH AMBOY– As New Jersey experiences extremely high temperatures, Perth Amboy has opened the following locations as cooling centers for the public:
UTICA, N.Y. – Fifty percent of likely voters believe that Congress should not raise the U.S. debt ceiling, according to an interactive poll conducted by IBOPE Zogby between June 2-6.
TRENTON – A Washington state woman who tried to invoke New Jersey’s shield law to avoid revealing her sources for what she wrote about a Freehold-based software company on an online message board is not eligible its protection, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
NEWARK– A former Supervisory Transportation Security Officer employed by the Transportation Security Administration at Newark Liberty International Airport was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison for accepting bribes and kickbacks from a coworker.
STATE – Candidates who ran on their party’s line in Tuesday’s primary elections dominated the winners’ column.
WEST TRENTON – The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring an excessive heat warning for today.