STATE — The Sierra Club joined other environmental and community groups across the state in a Day of Action on Thursday to urge Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation banning the use of the controversial natural gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
CARTERET — Participants in Carteret High School’s Pathways summer camp recently participated in operation Sticker Shock, designed to remind adults to obey New Jersey’s 21 Minimum Drinking Age law.
SAYREVILLE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to remove the Sayreville Landfill Superfund site from the federal list of the most hazardous waste sites in the nation. The agency’s review of conditions at the site has found that…
STATE – Choosing the right backpack may be one of the most important school supplies a parent can purchase for their child in regards to their health and safety. Is your child’s backpack a good fit?
UNION COUNTY – The county will receive more than $6 million in federal funding for community development, emergency homeless shelters, and to expand access to affordable housing for low-and moderate-income families, New Jersey’s senators announced Thursday.
ELIZABETH – Union County’s Kids Kingdom Traveling Jubilee will bring an afternoon of entertainment and activities for children to Mattano Park in Elizabeth on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 6 p.m.
ELIZABETH-Memories from Robert Baptista: “Hi Diane, This is a remembrance of growing up in Elizabeth in the 1940s and 50s:
ELIZABETH – Jersey Gardens outlet mall will present its annual Summer Festival on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 13, from noon-5 p.m.
Listen to the folks at the monkey cage: “They’re so much like us…just a chromosome or two different, you know.” Fact is, it might as well be a million chromosomes. But while simple old bacteria stands a better chance of usurping the Earth, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” taps into the pseudo biology that perpetuates our fascination with this franchise.