When people think of farmland, large swaths of corn or grain likely come to mind. But in the Garden State, farmland means everything from apples to zinnias – and a diverse array of agricultural products that includes delicious cheeses and wines.
Are you struggling paycheck-to-paycheck, unemployed or underemployed, without health insurance or underinsured? Have you lost your home, or is it worth less than the mortgage you owe? Are you one of America’s millions of poor children?
New Jersey’s Green Acres Program celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. This highly successful program is the longest continuously-running, state-supported open space program in the nation – a testament to the foresight of those who established it and to countless New Jersey voters who voted yes for open space preservation in the face of aggressive development, rising property taxes and a rollercoaster economy.
The Edison Township Council is a joke. I was disgusted after watching the meeting in which the Mayor defended herself against these pit bulls.
In Union County Freeholder chairwoman Scanlon’s reorganization speech titled “The Right Priorities” (a copy can be found on the county website) she stated “I am clearly family oriented and for many, our family and children remain a foundation of support”.
Personal preparedness is crucial for you and your family to be able to manage through an emergency, especially at times when you lose power or will be stuck in your home for several days.
The establishment of a system of universal public schools for all American children was a historic event for the world and the key to our Nation’s development and prosperity. It provided unmatched literacy levels for our citizens and a commitment to excellence as a national goal.
The published proposals for legislative re-apportionment continue to promote narrow partisan agendas. For 20 years I’ve been advocating “let the machines do it”. — using simple rules having no objective other than proportional (fair) representation.
Land is its own best advocate. Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State’s spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved. This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge!
My daughter, age five, is a member of Generation Hot. Chances are, your youngster is too, as is every child on earth born after June 23, 1988. These two billion young people will spend the rest of their lives coping with the hottest, most volatile climate that civilization has ever known – a crisis their elders helped create.