Bowling Them Over

Linden High School Bowling Team Front Row: William Telesco, Briana Reid, Moneisha Smith; Second Row: Alexis Frees, Jaclyn Lima; Third Row: John Sheehy III, Coach Zimmerman, Billy Bowbliss; Fourth Row: Sean Vaccaro, Alex Ciprian, Trey Baskerville, Joe Saporito

Keeping Kids From Becoming Smokers

For almost 25 years, I was a smoker. I began this unhealthy habit at a young age because I thought it was cool. I wish now that someone had explained then what it had taken me 25 years to realize: Not only did I put myself at risk, I may have endangered the ones I love because of the harmful effects of second-hand smoke exposure.

Funding Cuts Are Short-Sighted

“Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” but that is exactly what the State of New Jersey has recently done by cutting funds to the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES), and potentially foregoing federal funds of over $150,000.