Climate Change Lessons From Africa

Some years ago I was traveling through Kenya during a ferocious drought. Crossing a desolate landscape, our truck lurched to a sudden halt. We passengers, all westerners, were mystified until our African driver pointed through the shimmering heat to a small figure trudging toward us. A shepherd had flagged us down.

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Files Suit Against Chimney Repair Company

NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a chimney cleaning and repair company accused of using high-pressure, deceptive tactics to mislead consumers – including several who were elderly or had disabilities – into paying thousands of dollars for repair services they did not need.

Officials Say Universal Transfer Form Will Improve Patient Safety

STATE — When a nursing home patient is transported to a hospital or a patient returns to an assisted living facility, a real time clinical record—including vital signs, diagnosis, medications, allergies and respiratory needs—will travel with the patient on a one page standardized form that 1,900 licensed health care facilities in New Jersey are required to use on Oct. 30.

Rahway Scouts Begin A New Year

RAHWAY – On Friday, Sept. 30, there was a merging of Rahways two surviving Cub Scout packs, Pack 47 and Pack 200. The two packs came together at First Presbyterian Church on Grand Avenue in Rahway to combine their talents and resources for an informative night of recruitment.