NEWARK — Rail commuters seeking a more tranquil onboard experience are in luck. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced a significant expansion of the agency’s Quiet Commute program on five of NJ TRANSIT’s busiest rail lines.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Research presented Wednesday at a national conference by a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), shows careful consideration should be given before initiating androgen deprivation therapy, a common treatment for older men with localized prostate cancer.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the I-78 eastbound Exit 52 ramp to the Garden State Parkway (GSP) will be closed tonight to safely remove concrete construction barrier from the ramp.
TRENTON – School bus drivers who leave children on their vehicles at the end of the route will immediately lose their jobs under a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Stender.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host the second workshop in a two part series entitled Theology of the Body on Nov. 18 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane. One of the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body is the late pontiff’s integrated vision of the human person – body, soul and spirit.
CRANFORD – From Nov. 12 to Dec. 18, the exhibition, “WHAT I SAW: Paintings from the Hermitage, Gulf Coast, Florida”, by Barbara Ellmann of New York City, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard of global warming, of course, but what on Earth is “global dimming?”
— Max S., Seattle, WA
STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.