RAHWAY — As part of Madison Elementary School’s character education program, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre paid a visit performing “The Missing Piece.” The story began when Seymour Bone, a toymaker and inventor, discovered that his son, Rufus, had been selfish and mean towards his friends and siblings.
Insisting that the “damage done by drugs is felt far beyond the millions of Americans with diagnosable substance abuse or dependence problems,” President Obama has declared October 2011 to be National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. However, while drug abuse and drug-related crimes have unquestionably taken a toll on American families and communities, the government’s own War on Drugs has left indelible scars on the population.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An international organization representing the wireless communications industry announced new commitments by providers that represent more than 97 percent of wireless consumers in the U.S. to send free alerts to help consumers avoid unexpected overage charges.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway recently took part in “Week of Respect.” The school geared up to teach students about preventing harassment, intimidation and bullying throughout the week.
EDISON — Smiles mixed with learning as the Edison Fire Department promoted fire safety at the Middlesex County College Health and Safety Fair on Oct. 13.
NEWARK – On the 25th anniversary of the law that created the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) were joined by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to celebrate improved transparency and environmental quality since the legislation passed in 1986.
UTICA, N.Y.—Businessman Herman Cain is now the runaway leader among Republican presidential primary voters with 45 percent, according to the latest an IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
The combination of the debt-ceiling debate and the recent bankruptcy of a solar firm with a $535 million loan guarantee is certain to give energy subsidies a leading part in the Washington budget drama this fall.
NEPTUNE — New Jersey residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Irene have only two more weeks to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline is Oct. 31.