12/27/13 Volume XLVI, No. 52
If you’re like many folks, you probably got modern toys like flat-screen TVs, smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles beneath your tree.
New electronic gadgets are fun, but they create a serious post-holiday dilemma: What can be done with old and outdated devices?
Most definitely, don’t toss them into the trash! Many home electronics contain hazardous materials never intended for landfills. For instance, the cathode ray tubes of old TVs and computer monitors . . .
12/13/13 Volume XLVI, No. 50
What makes a place great?
The American Planning Association thinks great places are where people want to be … to live, work, play and visit. Great places are fun, they’re public and accessible, and they’re culturally and historically interesting.
You shouldn’t be surprised to hear that our state has lots of great places!
Here are a few choices of the American Planning Association and its New Jersey chapter, which put out annual . . .
12/6/13 Volume XLVI, No. 49
It’s been a strong year for sales tax collections, a sign that New Jersey’s economy is beginning to recover. The state collected 3.8 percent more in fiscal year 2013 than in the previous year. The first quarter of the new fiscal year was even better, with sales tax revenues up a robust 11 percent. And revenues from holiday spending are still rolling in!
Why the excitement? The New Jersey Legislature is proposing historic legislation to fund open space and farmland . . .