Swedesboro: Mario Carpino’s 8th Annual Children’s Cancer Fundraiser

Source: Mario’s Fight (Facebook) We are raising funds online this year. So from your comfy couch, please donate and help us find a cure for childhood cancer. Our goal is $10,000 — If you could help, it would mean the world to us. Mario Carpino has been battling...
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Study: Global Warming Lowers U.S. High School Student Test Scores

Source: ThinkProgress A stunning new study of U.S. high school students finds that heat waves lower their test scores, the effect is greater for minorities, and global warming is going to make things worse in the coming years. The study, led by researchers from Harvard and the...
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Bill Introduced for Shoulder Seat Belts After Mount Olive School Bus Crash

Source: Chatham Patch Following a fatal school bus crash in Mount Olive and new recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require all new school buses to have 3-point lap and shoulder seatbelts...
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North Bergen Dementia Center Opens; Linwood High School Trains Mental Health First Aid Providers

Sources: The Hudson Reporter; Shore News Today The Act Now Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease in New Jersey, has opened their third dementia center on the Hudson Hills Senior Living campus in North Bergen. The new center is the first...
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Seaside Heights: Overdoses, Underage Drinking Arrests Lead to Beach Club Shutdown

Source: Patch.com A Memorial Day weekend party led to four arrests for underage drinking and six overdose calls at a local club, compelling local officials to try to close the establishment. Police Chief Thomas Boyd confirmed the arrests and overdose calls at Karma, a Seaside...
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Community Food Bank of New Jersey Blue Jean Ball and Night of 100K Meals

Source: CFBNJ.org The Community FoodBank of New Jersey cordially invites you to their Night Of 100,000 Meals For Hungry Kids to support our child hunger-relief efforts in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties. Enjoy an evening with fabulous food created from FoodBank...
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