STATE – By following recommendations in a National Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy, the United States can reduce heat-trapping emissions to 56 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
NEWARK – Approximately a hundred protesters blocked traffic on Broad Street yesterday to protest Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plan to outsource city sanitation jobs to a private firm.
TRENTON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Center for Prevention Research (CPR) released the results of its 2010 Tracking Survey of Parents’ Attitudes & Behaviors Toward Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention which once again found that the more frequently a family has a meal together the more parents feel that their opinions have an influence in their child’s decision on whether to use drugs or alcohol.
HILLSIDE – Nearly three dozen NAIOP New Jersey members, staff and friends spent the day as volunteers at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFB) in Hillside, sorting and re-packing incoming donations for distribution.
NEWARK–In addition to feeling the economic impact of unemployment in the current economic downturn, many families are also facing the loss of healthcare for their children.
[calendar] CLARK– Those who have experienced blindness, followed by the miracle of restored sight through corneal transplantation, begin to see the world in a way many people cannot. They no longer take their eyesight for granted.
ROSELAND – There are obviously many good reasons to maintain good health, but did you know there are some great financial reasons to do so, as well? The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) explains…
ELIZABETH – From Sept. 1 to 16, Union County College will be offering a free ESL course for healthcare workers who are residents of the city of Elizabeth and are over the age of 18.
LINDEN – The city will host a summer music festival on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Memorial Field Park Complex, between Lower Road and South Wood Avenue.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS–It started in a one-room schoolhouse — actually the choir room of a church in Summit. This was the humble beginning of the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s Introduction to Chamber Music Workshop in the summer of 2006.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A new season of Master Gardener Environmental & Community Stewardship classes will be starting soon at the Middlesex County EARTH Center (Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick).
STATE–August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a good time for New Jerseyans of all ages to protect themselves and their communities by catching up on their vaccinations, New Jersey Deputy Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Susan Walsh said.
EDISON –Edison Police Department Captain Mark Anderko recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (S.P.S.C.) at Northwestern University.