In spite of great strides in cleaning up our waters, stormwater runoff still washes chemicals, oil and litter from streets, roofs and lawns into streams, rivers, bays and oceans.
It’s been some time since I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy participation in expressing my thoughts in regards to particular situations on events since the demise of the Elizabeth Reporter. I do know many people have missed the paper, as I had been told so any number of times.
Most New Jerseyans in this state we’re in probably think that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects the public’s health and safety and the environment. And in many ways it does! But a proposed rule, under the guise of streamlining, would allow the agency to ignore its other rules! Yes, that is as crazy as it sounds.
On behalf of the Clark Public School District, we wish to extend our thanks and gratitude to members of the community for your overwhelming support of the proposed school budget for 2011-2012.
You probably have a favorite tree-lined street in your community. Or a tree-filled neighborhood you’ve always admired. Or a favorite forest where you like to bask in the beauty of the trees.
The question was asked: how could President Obama be elected as a senator twice without being an American citizen? It has been proven that he is an American citizen.
Our nation’s water infrastructure is aging badly: U.S. cities currently lose one-fifth of their water to leaks and suffer 1.2 trillion gallons of sewage spills annually, according to the U.S. General Accounting Office.
A look at some interesting numbers comparing the United States to other nations around the world.
The U.S. government has a history of commandeering military technology for use against Americans. We saw this happen with tear gas, tasers and sound cannons, all of which were first used on the battlefield before being deployed against civilians at home.
The Perth Amboy Board of Education voted to adopt the district budget 2011-2012 which will be submitted to the citizens of Perth Amboy on April 27th for approval. The Board was able to present a budget to the citizens of Perth Amboy with no tax increase and no layoffs within the district.