The Passaic County Department of Health is offering free radon test kits as part of a statewide effort to promote safety as well as awareness about the deadly radioactive gas. Radon, an odorless, invisible gas produced by decaying uranium or thorium, is the nation's second leading cause of lung cancer, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Due to its prevalence throughout the state, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recommends all homes get tested for radon.For more information on radon or to reserve one of the free test kits, contact Allessio at 973-225-3651.
Passaic County offers free home radon test kits
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Come support local shelters and rescues who will be showcasing their homeless cats and dogs at the event.
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By MARGARET HENNSeptember 11, 2017
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By ALBERT PELHAMSeptember 10, 2017
Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver will deliver the keynote address at the Montclair NAACP annual Thurgood Marshall Dinner on Oct. 13, at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. Tickets can be purchased online at www.montclairnaacp.org., or by contacting Albert E. Pelham, president, Montclair NAACP, at 973-746-9315.
Hanover Manor is located at 6 Eagle Rock Avenue. For more information, email ...