LACEY TOWNSHIP–Last week when the media learned that “Jersey Shore” reality television “princess” Snooki Poliizi had logged in community service hours at Associated Humane Societies Popcorn Park, the refuge’s real Princess began another year of doing what she does best.
HOLLISTON, Mass. – Maria Salomão-Schmidt, mother of five from Holliston, Mass. has announced that she will be embarking on journey that will have her walking over 1,000 miles from Boston to Oprah Winfrey’s studios in Chicago beginning next month.
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.”
PINOLE, Calif. – Last year, National Punctuation Day held a baking contest, but this year event organizers are trying something a little more literary.
WEST ORANGE – Just can’t get enough of the animals at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo? Then be sure to follow @TurtleBackZoo on Twitter! For the month of September, the zoo’s residents will take on the tweeting.
UNION — The reawakening of the volcano Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland may have caused no shortage of chaos around the globe, but Union County’s Phil Rizzuto Park is a little cleaner because of it.
TRENTON — New Jersey Clean Communities, the state’s only broad-based comprehensive litter abatement program, today announced that it’s Slam Dunk the Junk public information campaign, launched last year, will continue through 2010.
“Drill, drill, drill, but don’t spill, spill, spill” is songwriter and humorist Brent Burns’ response to the BP oil spill. Doing what he does best, Burns has made a scathing indictment of the oil giant in his song and music video, “Drill, Drill, Drill.”
STATE – An email making the rounds that warns of the dangers of soda pop bottle bombs is not a hoax.