We think of ourselves as shrewd and thrifty shoppers. And yet, when it comes to bottled water, North Americans are conned to the tune of $15 billion and eight billion gallons annually, paying twice for a commodity we already own.
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RAHWAY – Republican municipal chairman and mayoral candidate Patrick Cassio condemned a campaign flyer set out on behalf of regular political organization Democrat Rick Proctor last week.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with senior class students from Colonia, Woodbridge, and John F. Kennedy High Schools, announced that the “Cast-a-Can When You Cast Your Vote” food drive is in place for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8.
TRENTON–The Department of Environmental Protection is offering dry cleaners a first-in-the-nation grant program to help them protect the air by replacing dry cleaning machines that use harmful chemicals with new, environmentally friendly models.
STATE – An email making the rounds that warns of the dangers of soda pop bottle bombs is not a hoax.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote bone marrow and blood stem cell donations – particularly to help boost minority participation – has been approved by the Assembly and is set for Senate consideration.
TRENTON—Health and Senior Services Commissioner Poonam Alaigh, M.D. is encouraging low-income Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in two under-utilized federal programs that can help reduce their out-of-pocket health and prescription drug costs.
WESTFIELD — Director Naomi Yablonsky of Westfield Community Players is holding open auditions for Anne Nichols romantic comedy “Abie’s Irish Rose.”
CLARK — The American Cancer Society is extending an invitation to all residents of Union County and surrounding communities to join them for a twelve-hour, overnight “Birthday Party” to celebrate cancer survivorship and hope at the third annual Relay For Life of Clark.
LINDEN – Police arrested a pregnant Staten Island, N.Y. woman who allegedly stole merchandise from a Linden department store and fought with a security guard last Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
SPRINGFIELD — On Tuesday, June 8, at noon, the Springfield Free Public Library will host a 30-minute seminar which will provide information on hearing, hearing loss, tinnitus and the latest in hearing technology.
LINDEN – City residents will be able to buy fresh produce at a farmer’s market on Mondays from June 7 through October 25 between noon and 6 p.m. The market will be held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, Wood Avenue at Knopf Street.