STATE — Proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program through a “waiver” of federal rules governing the program would wreak havoc on NJ FamilyCare, bringing the total number of uninsured parents in working poor families denied health coverage to 93,000 and touching every county in the state when prior cutbacks are also taken into account, according to an analysis by New Jersey Policy Perspective.
TRENTON– The Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Asm. John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin to help combat the flooding of the South River in Sayreville.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, is urging blood donors to donate blood to ensure an adequate summer blood supply.
MARTINSVILLE – The Pingry School in Martinsville held its 150th commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 12, to mark the graduation of the Class of 2011.
TRENTON – It’s graduation time across the country. Young people are exuberant and celebrating. But, every year, tragedy involving teens and alcohol peak during the graduation season.
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, May 25, Union County College graduated over 1200 students, the largest class in the college’s history.
June 6 at 10:31 p.m. – In the vicinity of Hillcrest Drive, Officer Brian Soos arrested Rahway resident Antonio Hidalgo, 38, and charged him with DWI. Hidalgo was subsequently released pending a court date.
CLARK — St. John the Apostle School, Clark held eighth grade graduation on Friday, June 10. Sister Donna Marie O’Brien awarded the diplomas to 45 graduates and Reverend Father Robert McBride presented the diplomas to the graduated.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that only a handful of outdated coal-burning power plants generate a sizable amount of the mercury pollution generated in the United States?