Dear EarthTalk: December 2010 marked the 26th anniversary of the infamous Bhopal disaster in India when chemical company Union Carbide leaked deadly gases, killing thousands of people. What safeguards are in place today to prevent incidents like this?
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
UNION TOWNSHIP — A Democrats for Change candidate for Township Committee in the June 2010 primary election will be unopposed in his bid for the Board of Education.
EDISON – New Jersey Blood Services will hold a blood drive in honor of a student teacher and parent whose lives were saved through blood donations. The blood drive will take place on Thursday, March 17, from 2-8 p.m. at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, located at 2485 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.
PERTH AMBOY—Stephen Moir, CEC, AAC, a culinary arts instructor at Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools in Perth Amboy, is one of eight candidates for the American Culinary Federation’s 2011 Northeast Region Chef Educator of the Year.
A bill that would require members of a board of education to undergo criminal history background investigation, for which the unpaid elected officials would pay a tax, has been approved by both houses of the Legislature and is waiting for action by Gov. Chris Christie.
CRANFORD – Police arrested a 22-year-old Cranford resident on Monday evening and charged him with a homicide that took place on Sunday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
CLARK – After seeing the images of devastation in Japan caused by the earthquake and tsunami on Friday, many people will want to donate to humanitarian relief efforts. While there are many organizations collecting money for the cause, Clark accountant Thomas Angelo, CPA advises you to do your research before sending your contribution.
STATE – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak to deregulate the telephone industry would likely mean higher prices for New Jersey landline telephone customers, according to a report released this week.