For many of us, springtime means starting seeds and preparing to plant. But if you don’t have the space, time or knowledge for farming and gardening, check out community supported agriculture (CSA). CSA farms allow non-gardeners to enjoy bountiful fresh vegetables – and support farming in this state we’re in.
By James J. Devine
Unless Linden Councilman Peter Brown learns to play fair, act responsibly, work together or show respect he is going to have a short life in government, but apparently the 28-year-old politician believes the key to longevity is serving power brokers, party bosses and his rather sizable ego.
It is about time that we drop the panic mode and return to normal. In today’s era of heightened security and public panic, you’re not allowed to have uncontrolled people just milling around the Statehouse halls, meeting with their representatives and engaging in the democratic process.
When Newsweek recently asked 1,000 adult U.S. citizens to take America’s official citizenship test, 29% of respondents couldn’t name the current vice president of the United States.
A bill that would require members of a board of education to undergo criminal history background investigation, for which the unpaid elected officials would pay a tax, has been approved by both houses of the Legislature and is waiting for action by Gov. Chris Christie.
My ancestor, Pedro Francisco, was born on July 9th, 1760 to a wealthy family in the beautiful Azores Islands. Five years later, young Pedro’s life was changed forever when he was kidnapped by pirates and never saw his family again.
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.