NEW BRUNSWICK – In poll after poll, Americans have voiced concern over the deterioration of civility in every corner of life, from angry discourse in the halls of Congress to cell phone use at the local movie theater. Even President Barack Obama has remarked on the need to maintain “a basic level of civility in our public debate.”
TRENTON – Carole Hedinger, Acting Executive Director of the New Jersey Lottery, today announced the launch of the landmark “$100,000,000 Spectacular” instant ticket game Monday.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that some countries have turned over public water supplies to private companies, effectively denying local communities much-needed access? — J. Johnson, Lancaster, PA
ELIZABETH– Olivia Pelaez from Elizabeth, was honored at the 26th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards at the famed Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, in the very room the first Academy Awards were held.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new Pew analysis of government spending data finds the federal role in the energy sector is significant, although smaller in comparison to its role in other sectors, such as transportation.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is calling upon the communities it serves to donate blood.
EDISON – More than 50 state, county and local elected officials joined police chiefs and directors from throughout Middlesex County today to dedicate the renovated and expanded Middlesex County Police Training Center, which provides quality continuing education to law enforcement officers from Middlesex County and beyond.
LINDEN – Linden Public Schools students participated in a Remembrance Ceremony for those affected by the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks today.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY –State officials visited Old Bridge and Iselin to present a piece of steel from the World Trade Center to local fire departments for use in their public memorials to honor the victims and remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
PERTH AMBOY — Holy Trinity Church will hold a Sept. 11th Memorial Mass on Saturday morning, with Father Wlazyslaw Wiktorek, also known as Father Walter, presiding.