LINDEN – High winds from a thunderstorm last night damaged property in a ten-block area in Linden, according to police.
STATE — New Jersey’s least experienced drivers are engaging in increasingly risky behavior behind the wheel. The troubling revelation comes in a recent study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety.
You’re probably weary of being reminded to take precautions against identity theft, but here’s a wrinkle you may not have considered: Identity thieves have broadened their reach by harvesting children’s dormant Social Security numbers.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 51st season of music on Wednesday, Aug. 10, with an evening of Jersey Shore Soul performed by JoBonanno & the Godsons. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues with performances in four county parks.
ELIZABETH–It will be a great day on the links or at the spa as The Trinitas Health Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic and Spa Day, set for Monday, Sept. 12, takes place at a new location, the Echo Lake Country Club, at 515 Springfield Avenue in Westfield, and the Vito Mazza Day Spa in Woodbridge.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard about something called the Green Café Network. What is it and what are they trying to accomplish for the environment? — Jane Stevenson, Los Angeles, CA
CRANFORD – The start of school is less than a month. For many high school juniors and seniors, taking the SAT exam will be on their mind. The Union County College Kids and Teens program will be offering SAT prep classes beginning in September.
Aug. 2 at 7:53 a.m. – Det. Walter Merfert investigated a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a residence on Hollander Hill Court. The incident is under investigation.
ELIZABETH–Students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth will have new things to look forward to this fall, thanks to the generosity of several committed champions of the school.
I consider the mushrooms on the end of my fork: Though Americans once avoided them, many now enjoy fungi as food – in stir-fry and stew, and atop pizza.
Most of us think about saving energy when we turn out the lights or adjust the thermostat as we leave for work. Motivations to conserve can be both altruistic and economic.
TRENTON-The state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) is a reminder to all residents of New Jersey that they should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.