Dear EarthTalk: I know that local food has health and environmental benefits, but my local grocer only carries a few items. Is there a push for bigger supermarkets to carry locally produced food? — Maria Fine, Somerville, MA
HIGHLAND PARK – Thursday nights in Highland Park have become known for jewelry and jazz.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Taxpayers need to be careful to protect their personal information. Identity thieves use many methods to steal personal information and then they use the information to file a tax return and get a refund. Here are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about identity theft so you can avoid becoming the victim of an identity thief.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday, Aug. 4, with a performance by Doctor K’s Motown Review. This free concert of Motown favorites, begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in of Clark.
Did you know that childhood obesity is the No. 1 health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking? Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood.
AVENEL – Avenel VFW Post 7164 and its ladies’ and men’s auxiliaries have elected officers for the 2010-11 term.
BOSTON, Mass. – Three Colonia residents were named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the spring semester.
WOODBRIDGE – The Provident Bank is now offering a special rate on a 20-year bi-weekly, fixed rate mortgage. Instead of making a large payment every month, homeowners can make half payments every two weeks. This bi-weekly mortgage is paid off in 16-17 years instead of 20 years, saving homeowners thousands of dollars in interest.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Myeisha Washington, a JOMC (Public Relations) major and a resident of Elizabeth, was among the 2500 outstanding students that made the Spring 2010 Dean’s List at North Carolina A&T State University.