State and local government budget cuts have taken their toll on practically every public service, including school districts.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit the use of reflective glass beads with high arsenic content in state roadway projects was advanced Monday by the Senate Transportation Committee.
NEWARK—For many families, the dinner table can become a battleground. Getting children who are picky eaters to choose healthy foods may be a challenge.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The book club at the New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) donor room in Scotch Plains will be discussing The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane with New York Times Bestselling Author Katherine Howe on Wednesday, Aug. 4. The public is invited to join the discussion about this hypnotic tale of the supernatural.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that some wind farms use fossil fuels to power their generators when the wind won’t. Doesn’t that defeat their whole renewable energy purpose?
STATE — The Sierra Club announced its opposition to a bill introduced in the state Senate last month that would allow local, county and state governments to meet publication requirements for legal notices through postings on official government web sites. Public notices must be published in local newspapers under current law.
The due date is one of the most important dates on an expectant mother’s calendar. It gives women an idea of when their babies will come and a timeline to prepare for the arrival.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet for a public session at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, in the auditorium of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering 5th through 8th grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the County’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”.
UNION COUNTY — Since last fall when NJ Blood Services (NJBS) opened its new donor room doors at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains, they have been recruiting local businesses to donate blood and become official sponsors in their mission to save lives.
LAWTON, Okla. — Army Spec. Jose P. Lopes has graduated from the Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Kristina M. Gray of Rahway was named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the spring 2010 semester.
MERIDIAN, Miss. — Marine Corps Pfc. Luis A. Roman, son of Wanda I. and Angel A. Roman of Sewaren, recently graduated from the Marine Aviation Supply Mechanized Course.