NEWARK — Rail commuters seeking a more tranquil onboard experience are in luck. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced a significant expansion of the agency’s Quiet Commute program on five of NJ TRANSIT’s busiest rail lines.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Research presented Wednesday at a national conference by a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), shows careful consideration should be given before initiating androgen deprivation therapy, a common treatment for older men with localized prostate cancer.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard of global warming, of course, but what on Earth is “global dimming?”
— Max S., Seattle, WA
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is collaborating with the Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress to preserve the stories of New Jersey veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2010 tax bill as well.
ELIZABETH – On Monday, over 1,000 people are expected to gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Elizabeth Public Schools’ students and teachers at a Perfect Scores Award Ceremony.
TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice today obtained an indictment charging the leader and two other members of an alleged multi-national drug trafficking syndicate with first-degree drug charges in connection with a $10 million crop of marijuana they allegedly were growing inside five rented houses in New Jersey, officials announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new comprehensive tobacco control strategy today that includes proposed new bolder health warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements.
UTICA, N.Y. – Though he has publicly denied intention to run for President in 2012, Gov. Chris Christie led the list of potential GOP candidates in a recent poll of Republican voters.
FLORHAM PARK–According to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study, two out of every five drivers (41%) admit to having fallen asleep behind the wheel at some point, with one in ten saying they’ve done so in the past year.