Adapting To Nature

EDISON—Bonnie Farrell of Fords, a plant biologist and the mother of Sara Reiss, a first grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, took Joanne Jacobson’s first grade class on a nature walk on the school grounds to explain plant adaptations on Jan. 15.

NJ Unemployment Reaches 33-Year High

TRENTON—New Jersey’s jobs situation remains bleak, with the state’s unemployment rate climbing to a 33-year high of 10.1 percent in December, according to statistics released today.