Public Hearing On Marijuana Sales Scheduled in Chester; Free Trenton Food Canning Class

Sources: Mendham/Chester; Isles Garden Support Network An ordinance to ban the sale of marijuana in the town was introduced at last night’s Chester Township council meeting. If passed, the ordinance would prohibit the sale, testing, and growth of all marijuana...

Newark: Western Wards May Need Water Filters to Protect Against Lead In Pipes

Source: The City of Newark has received the results of a Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Study. It showed that the corrosion control presently used in a portion of the system is no longer effective. The City will immediately launch a campaign to provide water filters...

Lack of planning has left parts of N.J. without grocery stores nearby

Source: As a nation that is several decades into an obesity epidemic that has brought far-reaching and negative consequences, we are waking up to the fact that the items we select at the supermarket will go a long way towards determining the quality and length of our...

Meal Timing And Weight Control: Does It Matter WHEN You Eat?

Source: NBC When it comes to eating, aligning your meals with your natural circadian rhythm — the highly elaborate physiological system that coordinates your sleep-wake cycle and all the hormones and metabolic processes tied to that — may just help you function optimally...

Lincroft: Vote for Local Non-Profit To Be Promoted For Month By Radio Station

Source: WBJB 90.5FM Until October 15, Brookdale Community College station WBJB 90.5FM (The Night) is holding an election — for a Monmouth County area non-profit organization to be promoted free on their Mornings on the Night show EVERY morning for a whole month!...

Lodi Bakery Specializes in Diabetic-Friendly Low-Carbohydrate Bread

Source: Robert Kovacs, owner of Orlando’s Bakery in Lodi, has been developing his low-carb, low-glycemic bread for about six years. The bread sits at a 39 on the glycemic scale (on par with that of an apple) and was created with diabetics in mind (which his father...