STATE — As census takers across the nation finish the 2010 Census door-to-door follow-up operation, the U.S. Census Bureau has entered the quality assurance phase, where select households around the country will be contacted by a census worker.
TRENTON — An investigation by the Department of Environmental Protection has revealed that a Newark-based company, TVF Pest Control, used chemicals not appropriate for indoor use in 70 residences and apartments, mostly in Essex, Hudson and Union counties, since October in spraying for bedbugs and other insects, the Department announced Friday.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Aside from being a community center to donate whole blood and platelets, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is now host to the Gallery at South Avenue where the 2010 Teen Arts Traveling Exhibit is presently on exhibit.
WOODBRIDGE — Would you like to compete for the title King, Queen, Prince, Princess?
NEWCASTLE, Maine — An effort to gather stories about the importance of Social Security in our society has resulted in a special video project and upcoming book.
EAST BRUNSWICK — On Tuesday, July 13, Brunswick Square Mall, in cooperation with Music Saves Lives and New Jersey Blood Services, invites local residents to donate blood and save a life.
NEWARK—Fewer than 10 percent of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium intake to recommended levels, according to a new report published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Dear EarthTalk: I always thought eating fish was healthy, but now I’m concerned about mercury in tuna and other fish. Are there any fish that are still safe to eat? — Brit Brundage, Fairfield, CT
EDISON — An open house for prospective Middlesex County College students and their families will be held Thursday, July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the College Center on the Edison campus.