Retailers Encouraged To Take Safety Precautions During “Black Friday” Sales

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is encouraging CEOs of 14 major retail companies to take precautions to prevent worker injuries during “Black Friday” and the holiday season’s other major sales events.

Local Company Launches National Charitable Bed Bug Program

LAWRENCE — This holiday season, BedBug Central will coordinate with pest control companies across the country to provide charitable bed bug services for those who are suffering from bed bug infestations and do not have the means to improve their situation

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What is the U.S. military doing to reduce its carbon footprint and generally green its operations? — Anthony Gomez, New York, NY

Fireman Visits Franklin Students

RAHWAY — The pre-kindergarten students in Kathleen Harris’ class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway enjoyed interacting with a fireman dressed in full firefighting gear during a recent visit. The children learned about fire prevention and safety during Fire Safety Month.