Botanical exhibition opens in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s most fascinating…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

Tax-cutting rhetoric faces test

The outcome of recent elections will shape the direction of state tax policy in 2015 as tax shift proposals appear to be looming in a number of states. In states with budget shortfalls, it may be difficult for elected officials who…

REMEMBERING THE PAST: Mirror Lake Memories

Edison-The following memories and photo of Mirror Lake are courtesy of Steven Gottlieb: “I just read a blog where you had mentioned Mirror Lake. My family were members there from ’69-’79 and are still some of my favorite childhood memories.…

The Choice of the Century

The President blames himself for the Democrat’s big losses Election Day. “We have not been successful in going out there and letting people know what it is that we’re trying to do and why this is the right direction,” he said…