Bulb Myths Debunked

(NAPSI)—Here’s a bright idea: It may be time to get with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Soon, standard incandescent bulbs are going away as a result of continued demand for more energy-efficient lighting products as well as U.S. federal lighting efficiency standards.

Things To To Today

Blood Pressure Screening • Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon – Overlook Medical Center will conduct free blood pressure screenings at the Scotch Plains YMCA, Martine Ave. Call 1-800-247-9580 to register.

When Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

For many men and some women, fall weekends and football are synonymous. Both the National Football League and major colleges attract huge audiences to stadiums and television sets to watch games, and football fantasy leagues abound. The NFL owners’ lockout and potential cancellation of the NFL season caused widespread consternation.