NEW BRUNSWICK – In poll after poll, Americans have voiced concern over the deterioration of civility in every corner of life, from angry discourse in the halls of Congress to cell phone use at the local movie theater. Even President Barack Obama has remarked on the need to maintain “a basic level of civility in our public debate.”
TRENTON – Carole Hedinger, Acting Executive Director of the New Jersey Lottery, today announced the launch of the landmark “$100,000,000 Spectacular” instant ticket game Monday.
CRANFORD— More than a thousand water-powered mills operated in New Jersey in the 1800s. These mills not only satisfied community needs, they were also the social centers of their day.
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Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that some countries have turned over public water supplies to private companies, effectively denying local communities much-needed access? — J. Johnson, Lancaster, PA
NEWARK — After a life of dealing drugs on the street, Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez turned his life around and became a Muslim in Pittsburgh.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Clark Council Chambers located at 315 Westfield Avenue in Clark.
STATE — Fifteen athletes and five coaches from the Children’s Lightning Wheels recently returned from the 2010 National Junior Disability Championships held in Chicago, Illinois.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – PSE&G has begun to install energy efficient streetlights in New Jersey municipalities, including Carteret and Perth Amboy. The new fixtures are brighter, last four times longer, and cost less to operate than older, existing models.
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Newark Bears defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers 12-5 at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Monday night.
UNION – The Kean University and Drew University women’s tennis match scheduled for Monday was canceled due to the inclement weather.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison recently sent its varsity cheerleaders to the Pine Forrest Cheerleading Camp at Chestnut Lake in Beach Lake, Pa.
An estimated 20 million Americans—including nearly 10% of nonpregnant women ages 15–44 and 5% of pregnant women—reported illegal drug use in 2008.