Dear EarthTalk: In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama called for a million electric vehicles on American roads by 2015. How likely is it that we’ll attain that goal? — Jerry Mitlitski, Salem, OR
CLARK – Township residents can get their blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels screened for free on Thursday, March 3, Clark Health Officer Nancy Raymond announced.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help New Jersey’s horse racing industry was approved Thursday by the Assembly.
ASBURY PARK – The Green Party of Monmouth County and the Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) will host a conference addressing healthcare and labor issues on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park.
How did our grandparents and parents know? How did most of us know? I’m talking about that time when we first realized that we were independent. Most middle aged adults I know were expected to walk themselves through a maze of daily responsibility and decision making until one day they reached the goal that is commonly referred to as adulthood.
ELIZABETH— To help kick-off this year’s National Consumer Protection Week, local officials from the United States Postal Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service will be helping residents safely dispose of unwanted records and documents at a free public Shred Day on Saturday, March 5.
NEWARK–In 2008, more than half a million people were involved in car crashes where a teen driver was behind the wheel. Nearly 30 percent of those who died in these crashes were not in cars driven by teens.
EAST RUTHERFORD — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus will be at East Rutherford’s IZOD Center from March 2 – 13. Opening Night tickets are only $12 (excluding Circus Celebrity and VIP seating), and range from $15-$150 for other performances.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, New York Jets and Big East Conference, announced the official launch of a new youth baseball initiative on Thursday.