11/25/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 48
New Jerseyans love parks and open lands, as demonstrated by their steady support for more than a dozen land preservation ballot questions over the past 50 years.
Nowhere is this passion more evident than in Gloucester County, where a grassroots citizens group worked tirelessly for nearly eight years to turn a defunct golf course targeted for housing into a new nature preserve.
There were nonstop hurdles – money being the largest - but the citizens were persistent, . . .
11/20/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 47
For most families, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without turkey. Or cranberries!
Whether you like canned jellied cranberries or fresh chopped relish, tart cranberries can make or break a traditional Thanksgiving meal. It’s likely that cranberries have been part of Thanksgiving meals since 1621, when Native Americans first shared their harvest feast with newly-arrived Pilgrims in Plymouth, Mass.
Cranberries are one of the few fruits native to North . . .
11/13/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 46
After a day of family and feasting on Thanksgiving, what will you do the next day?
You could join the ever-escalating Black Friday shopping madness: malls at midnight, crowds stampeding for bargains and plenty of traffic.
Or you could join a healthier tradition and use Black Friday to burn off calories and brighten up your senses with outdoor exercise!
Recreational Equipment Inc., better known as REI, the outdoor equipment and apparel giant, shocked the retail world . . .
11/6/15 RELEASE: Nov. 6, 2015 - Volume XLVIII, No. 45
Apples or oranges? Giants or Eagles? Subs or hoagies? Can New Jerseyans agree on anything? Apparently yes!
When residents are asked about energy, they’re almost unanimous on one point: this state we’re in needs to shift its focus to renewable energy sources like solar and wind.
In a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll commissioned by New Jersey Conservation Foundation, an overwhelming 93 percent of voters believe that investing in clean/renewable . . .