NJ Poverty Rate Increases

EDISON – New Census data released this week show an “alarming” increase in New Jersey’s poverty rate between 2007 and 2009, from 8.6% to 9.4%, according to Anjali Srivastava, co-director for Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute (LSNJ’s PRI).

Clark Police Blotter

Sept. 20 at 9:39 a.m. – At the Essex County Jail, Officer Thomas Sarnecki arrested Newark resident Earl Behlin, 27, for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What are some good resources out there for learning about investments that help the environment? — Rob Johnson, Sherman Oaks, CA

Figuring Out Fiber

MILWAUKEE, WI – For years, any weight-loss aficionado could easily tell you the best sources of dietary fiber: whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. But in today’s environment, things have changed.