May 2014

Video: Dancing New Jersey EMT Video Goes Viral

Source: New Jersey (Emergency medical technician) Jonathan Williams has a very important job. Is it right for him to release some stress at an appropriate moment? A video of Williams driving, dancing, and talking on a handset at the same time was filmed last week and...

Obamacare enrollment drives down NJ’s uninsurance rate by 38 percent

Source: NJ The first look at the Affordable Care Act’s impact on New Jersey reveals the percentage of uninsured people is on track to reach its lowest level in nearly a quarter of a century, according to a new report released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson...

Bon Jovi guitarist heads Toms River forum on drug abuse

Sources: The Asbury Park Press; The Star Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora…a New Jersey native…drew on his own past in debuting a song at a Toms River New Jersey forum on drug abuse. Tuesday night’s event at the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River was...

Cumberland County mental health summit to address community issues May 29

Source: NJ The Cumberland County Guidance Center will host its second conference addressing the prevention of mental health tragedies in Cumberland County at its Mental Health Awareness Summit II. The free event will take place at the Luciano Conference Center at...

Video: Child’s Homework Assignment Growing Potato Plants Makes Case For Organic Food

Source: Collective As part of a simple school project a young student by the name of Elise was tasked with discovering how long it would take for a fully grown sweet potato to grow vines. The project itself is quite simple, and is a regular part of many elementary...

Why New Jersey’s EPA Victory Is Good For Air Quality

Source: New Jersey New Jersey receives a lot of jokes about its smells, but it’s a lot tougher when our state is “downwind.” The state’s air quality has long been affected because New Jersey is downwind of harmful emissions from power plants in 27 “upwind”...