EarthTalk®

It would be overkill to say that the carrot you eat today has very little nutrition in it—especially compared to some of the other less healthy foods you likely also eat—but it is true that fruits and vegetables grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today.

Bin Laden Is Dead

Almost 10 years – 3,519 days – after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, U.S. forces tracked Osama bin Laden to a compound in Pakistan. A U.S. Navy SEAL team launched an assault on that compound, killing the terrorist responsible for the deaths of nearly 3,000 American citizens.

Carteret Hosts Workers Memorial Day Observation

CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman was joined on Thursday, April 28, by Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, Kevin Duncan, president of the Middlesex County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Carteret workers and residents to observe Workers Memorial Day. This year’s annual services were held inside the Atrium at the Carteret Library, and included speeches and observations from the Mayor and guests of honor.