State Officials Talk Summer Safety With Fourth Grade Students at Raritan Bay Area YMCA

PERTH AMBOY — With the official start of summer just over one week away, Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd of the Department of Health and Senior Services and Commissioner Allison Blake of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) spoke to more than 100 fourth grade students at the Raritan Valley YMCA to stress the importance of staying safe while having fun this summer.

EPA Offers 15 Hot Tips For A Cool Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released today a list of 15 tips for the summer season, which kicks off next Wednesday, June 20. Whether relaxing at home or off exploring the great outdoors there are many ways people can save money, cut energy costs and continue to protect the health of their families while still enjoying the summer.