NEWARK— NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein unveiled the agency’s first dual-powered locomotive on Wednesday, displaying the new equipment in Newark Penn Station and taking another step forward in the modernization of the state’s rail fleet.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) is making free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) available including quit smoking patches or nicotine replacement gum to eligible residents.
NEW BRUNSWICK – In response to an increased need for Rh negative blood, New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging its communities to roll up their sleeves, donate blood, and ensure hospital demands continue to be met.
CLARK — From March 28-April 15, Valley Road School in Clark participated in the Pennies for Patients fundraiser, raising over $10,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
NORTH PLAINFIELD—Ed Potosnak, who unsuccessfully challenged Rep. Leonard Lance in the 2010 Congressional election, filed papers to run in 2012.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that timber thefts are increasing across the country. Why would people steal timber and is it a particular kind for a particular use?
ELIZABETH — The Trinitas Health Foundation has successfully obtained additional funds from a current benefactor to enhance a program at the Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry that benefits seniors who need mental health evaluation and treatment.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation will present an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and ceramics by students of the Ivan Bratko’s Art School, located at the Foundation since 1999.
Each year, International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12. Timed to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses Day is an opportunity to honor our nurses for all they do and the commitment they have made to our communities.