WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, has partnered with World Policy Journal to launch an essay contest on June 1 to identify the most innovative solutions to the problem of food insecurity in the rural regions of Africa.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?
MADISON, Wis. – Summer sports competitions mean lots of children will have to wrestle with the disappointment of defeat in sports.
STATE — “Nobody likes cockroaches and nobody should,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.
LINDEN — Each year, June 1st to the 7th is National Family Recreation Week according to Al MacDonald, director of the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department.
EDISON– On Wednesday, May 26, Edison Police Officer Lisa Pensak received the Officer of the Year Award at the annual training conference of the New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement organization.
NEW BRUNSWICK — New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 participated in the Memorial Day Parade from New Brunswick to Highland Park.
RAHWAY — Kindergarten students at Franklin School in Rahway recently went to see the play, Charlotte’s Web, at the Union County Performing Arts Center. This trip was made possible thanks to an $800 grant from Target.
HAGERSTOWN, MD – The Hagerstown Suns were one out away from a 5-3 win on May 27th, but the game was postponed because of a thunderstorm.
SUMMIT — Arts Patrons from throughout the tri-state area on gathered Saturday night to celebrate Visual Arts Center of New Jersey’s Jewel in the Crown spring benefit.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 21.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The second annual Northfield Bank Foundation Charity Golf Classic was held on Monday, May 24, at the Richmond County Country Club, Staten Island, New York.
RAHWAY – RSI Bank and the YMCA of Eastern Union County’s Rahway Branch continue to work together to the health and well-being of families, children, adults and seniors served by the YMCA in Avenel, Colonia, Carteret, Linden, Rahway and Winfield Park.