TRENTON – Legislation intended to protect children from exposure to potentially harmful pesticides at child care centers and certain schools, playgrounds and recreational fields was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
UNION COUNTY — Boy Scouts from Troop 80 of Cranford pitched in last month to help improve garden beds cultivated by the Master Gardeners of Union County at the Trailside Demonstration Garden in the Watchung Reservation, in Mountainside.
The Bill of Rights officially became part of the U.S. Constitution on December 15, 1791. Unfortunately, 220 years later, the freedoms enshrined in those first ten amendments are in dire jeopardy.
ISELIN–The Board of Directors of Indus American Bank elected Anil Bansal as their new chairman. Bansal continues as co-chairman of IA Bancorp, the holding company of the bank.
RAHWAY — Horizon NJ Health recently came to Franklin School in Rahway to teach second grade students about activities to do and foods to eat to keep their heart healthy.
TRENTON – Employment in the Garden State was up sharply in November with a monthly gain of 10,400 private sector jobs, according to data released today. The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged over the month at 9.1 percent, as more New Jersey residents returned to the labor force.
NEW BRUNSWICK — New research published online today in advance of print in the New England Journal of Medicine could refine the way that post-operative patients are cared for while preserving blood supply levels, an essential resource that is difficult to maintain at necessary quantities throughout the year.
NEWARK—In the past when a child needed a distraction from his or her anxiety about a particular medical procedure, Anne Reilly, would grab her Distraction Box, a colorful container with bubbles, light up toys, stress balls and other creative play items.
CLARK – The Planning Board will hold its third public meeting tonight to discuss a proposal to build 39 townhomes on the Miele’s Greenhouse property on Lake Avenue.