TRENTON – The New Jersey Supreme Court has called for more evidence of how state education spending cuts have affected public schools before ruling on a challenge to school funding.
TRENTON– Radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas — one that might enter your home without your knowledge and which could cause cancer. During January, which is National Radon Action Month, the Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging all homeowners in New Jersey to check for radon exposure via a simple test.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz will swear in Lieutenant Tibor Kasco as a captain of the Perth Amboy Police Department at an afternoon ceremony held at City Hall Council Chambers on Friday, Jan. 14.
Though businesses may be hearing that credit is hard to come by, for many qualified borrowers, financing is available. The key is to be prepared and have all of your financial ducks in a row. Here are eight tips borrowers should consider before applying for a business loan:
STATE – New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is calling upon the communities it serves, to please donate whole blood and platelets in the next few days, since major blood drives were cancelled due to yesterday’s snow storm and last week’s blizzard leaving blood supplies low in area hospitals.
UNION COUNTY — Three long-time friends, Robin Straus, left, of Maplewood, Cathy McDonough, center, of West Orange, and Lisa Winkler of Summit took advantage of the recent snow storm to do some cross-country skiing in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department will organize a family snow tubing trip for Edison residents to Camelback Mountain, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Feb. 19. The trip will depart at 8 a.m. from the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Avenue, and will return at approximately 5 p.m.
ROSELLE PARK — The Feb. 7 entry deadline for the Roselle Park Casano Community Center Art Gallery’s photography contest is approaching. Entrants will be eligible to exhibit their submissions in the end of February gallery show.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that organic tobacco production is booming in the U.S.? And are cigarettes made from organic tobacco any healthier for smokers? — Nanci R., Petaluma, CA