When Ben Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today’s world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that China is about to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest global warming polluter. What is China doing to address this issue as well as its other environmental impacts as such a populous nation? — Sophie N., Andover, MA
WESTFIELD – The students and faculty of Therapeutic Massage and Training Center (TMTC) of Westfield recently helped ease the tension of at-risk youth re-entering the community by making a significant donation to Project Hope Chest of Community Access Unlimited (CAU).
STATE – If completing an endurance sporting event is on your life-list then The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training® (TNT) might be for you. TNT is recruiting participants now for a summer season of marathons, half marathons, triathlons, 100-mile (century) bicycle rides or hike adventures.
STATE — The nationally recognized annual program, Give Kids a Smile! National Dental Access Day, enters its 9th year here in New Jersey. On Friday, February 4, 2011, more than 1,300 volunteer dental professionals at 103 dental locations in New Jersey will treat low-income or uninsured children ages 12 and under at no charge.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—January is fast approaching and that means it’s time to apply for college financial aid for the upcoming school year. High school seniors across the country can use downtime during the holiday break to take the first step toward financing their education.
CLARK – The Clark Township Board of Education will meet tonight at Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue. The executive session will begin at 5 p.m. in the school’s media center. The public session will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A coalition of educational and nonprofit organizations will be offering free tax preparation services to the community this coming tax season.
STATE – Pest control experts warn that bed bugs and other pests will survive the winter.