Bipartisan Commission Calls On Policy Makers To Tackle The Federal Debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform outlined a plan for Congress and the Administration to begin working now to significantly reduce the national debt, which is currently $7.6 trillion. Red Ink Rising, the Commission’s first report, calls on policy makers to enact both spending cuts and tax increases to shift our nation’s fiscal course.

Tips To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

NEWARK–As the weather becomes colder, the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning greatly increases. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 170 people die each year in the United States from CO produced by non-automotive consumer products such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters, space heaters, generators and fireplaces.

Newly Published Authors

EDISON—After learning about the writing, editing, illustrating and publishing process, first graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison shared their published books with their parents and faculty on the morning of December 10.

Science On Saturday

ELIZABETH—At a recent ‘Science on Saturday’ session at Benedictine Academy, seventh-grade students from Holy Spirit School in Union (pictured here) enjoyed working with ninth-grade Benedictine Academy students to make a laptop-controlled robot ‘dance’.