Dear EarthTalk: Radioactive rain recently fell in Massachusetts, likely due to Japan’s nuclear mess. Given the threats of radiation, wouldn’t it be madness now to continue with nuclear power?
PERTH AMBOY – Inspired by the life of a World War II veteran, civil rights activist, and committed follower of biblical principles, the second annual Elder Carlton Lane Memorial Golf Tournament will be held from 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. July 22, at Greenacres Country Club, Lawrenceville.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will be hosting a soccer camp in partnership with Challenger Sports, the leading provider of soccer camps in the United States.
UNION COUNTY – Overlook Medical Center has announced several upcoming community health events. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.
TRENTON – State officials, including New Jersey Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Alfred W. Murray, toured community farmers markets in Essex, Hudson and Union counties on Tuesday, June 28 and officially declared Jersey Fresh season in full swing.
The same week that Governor Chris Christie publicly acknowledged that global climate change is real and is at least in part human-caused, he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) – a “cap-and-trade” program that attempts to address climate change.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie used his line item veto to remove $900 million in spending from the budget that the Democrat-controlled Legislature passed Wednesday, resulting in a $29.7 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins today.
AREA – Independence Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the American colonies asserted their independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
CARTERET — On Saturday, July 2, Carteret will host its annual Independence Day celebration, welcoming thousands of residents and visitors to Waterfront Park and officially beginning the town’s summer “Concerts by the Bay” series.