TRENTON – Mother’s Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help.
EDISON – New Jersey grassroots environmental groups have launched a national boycott of all BP gas stations until the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf Shore region is contained, cleaned up, and the restoration of destroyed marshlands is underway.
TRENTON – Bills protecting senior citizens and consumers, promoting bone marrow donation and pushing to bring a Super Bowl to New Jersey highlight the Assembly’s Thursday committee agendas.
UTICA, N.Y. — The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off the Atlantic Coast has not dissuaded a majority of likely voters from supporting the Obama Administration’s plans to allow for expansion of off-shore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a recent Zogby Interactive poll.
TRENTON – With black bears now entering their most active period of the year as they search for food and mates, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin urged residents to follow some simple precautions to reduce the risk of bad encounters with bruins.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey chalked up one of the top 10 spots for state preschool education according to the annual survey of state-funded preschool programs released today.
TRENTON – Many products we use every day – household cleaning products, paints, air fresheners and glues, to name just a few – contain a class of pollutants known as volatile organic compounds that contribute to the formation of smog.
SOMERSET — May 12 is the deadline to apply for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), which is available for persons, including self-employed individuals, who are unemployed as a direct result of damages caused the severe storms and flooding of mid-March.
FLORHAM PARK—May is National Bike Month and with a growing number of bicyclists on roadways, AAA encourages all motorists to respectfully share the road with cyclists.
SOMERSET—Those who suffered losses or damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding of mid-March and who live or have a business in the New Jersey counties declared disaster areas by President Obama under the April 2, 2010 declaration have less than a month left to apply for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).