WEST TRENTON — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring an excessive heat warning today. Temperatures and heat indexes are expected to reach the low to mid-90s in parts of central and southern New Jersey.
STATE–Hurricane season officially begins on today, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above-average year with a potential 12 to 18 named storms and three to six major hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY— Residents will soon have another reason to help police catch criminals – the prospect of monetary rewards.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $200 million, or $105.2 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
TRENTON — Got a minute? Then you can learn how to help save someone’s life.
LINDEN – From June 1-7 each year is National Family Recreation Week, according to Al MacDonald, director of Linden Public Property and Community Services Department.
CLARK – After 37 years of service as a member of the Clark Police Department, Chief Denis Connell is retiring, effective June 1, Clark Mayor Salvatore Bonaccorso announced this afternoon.
MADISON, Wis. — Although people from certain ethnic groups are at high risk for getting diabetes and should be screened, a new study suggests that such screenings are not being done as often as they should.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “tar sands oil” and what is the controversy over possibly building a pipeline for it from Canada into the United States? — Bill Berkley, Omaha, NE
Memorial Day this year falls on May 30, the original date it was meant to be. As it now stands, the holiday to honor our war dead is whatever date the last Monday in May is.