Guest Column

June 29, 2018

The New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) just released the results of a year-long visual litter study that shows that nearly 10 percent of all litter on our roadways and highways is in the form of plastic and paper bags. There is no doubt that these bags are of significant and ongoing ...

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It’s been a year since the famous Fourth of July shutdown of New Jersey’s beaches and parks, the victims of Trenton politics. The Governor and the Legislature were unable to pass a balanced budget for fiscal ’18, leading to several days of a frustrating state shutdown, resulting in senseless ...

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What Gov. Phil Murphy and the State Legislature call “investments” in our state’s future, New Jersey businesses see as runaway spending and a return to the tax-and-spend politics of the past that once made our economy one of the most non-productive in America.   With the business community just ...

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As we approach the summer, there will be plenty of expected travel for families, from visiting grandma at the beach to heading out on a long, well-deserved vacation.  When staying overnight at a friend’s or family’s place, it is important to maintain the same sleep practices as you do at home.

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“Sitting is the new smoking”. This is the new mantra in cardiology and global population health. Sitting, or a sedentary lifestyle, has long been known as a risk factor for the development of heart disease. Excessive sitting is also associated with a higher mortality rate. Is sitting really as ...

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Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County offers plenty of fun and free local activities for the winter months. And when the worst of the season’s weather does hit, our Office of Public Works is there to clear the streets, making sure you and your family stay safe as you travel to work and school.

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Note: This is a column by food writer Devin Healey. Manager Tim Wong and Chef Owner Sabastian Karyadi were so gracious with their time and in-depth with their responses that this story on New Brunswick’s favorite noodle shop will run in two parts. This is part two, but you can find part one ...

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While federal lawmakers avoided a government shutdown this fall, the next budget battle is just months away. Because Congress approved only a short-term fix, leaders will need to once again negotiate a spending plan and the debt ceiling. Despite the recent bipartisan deal, Medicaid remains a ...

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is calling for an above average hurricane season in 2017. Five tropical storms have already developed this year, including Tropical Storm Emily, which damaged businesses in Florida. As the height of hurricane season approaches, is your business ...

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