Jersey City Skate Park Opens; Jackson Food Pantry Benefit

Sources: Hudson Reporter; Jersey City officials and Berry Lane Park announce the opening a nearly 12,000-square-foot skate park made possible with funding from the Tony Hawk Foundation and Hudson county. The skatepark is the largest in Jersey City, and the first poured-in-place concrete skate park in Hudson County, completing the transformation of Berry Lane […]

Coronavirus NJ: The Basics Of Sanitizing and Disinfecting

Source: The two major ways to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic—washing your hands regularly (or sanitizing them when you’re not near soap and water) and cleaning commonly-touched surfaces—seem pretty self-explanatory. That is, until you’re trying to decide which types of products to use. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

New Jersey Urban Farming: Taking Off

Source: Urban agriculture is growing in the Garden State as increasing numbers of cities work to improve access to fresh, healthy foods. There are has hundreds of urban farms, gardens and markets, including those run by the Greater Newark Conservancy, the Center for Environmental Transformation in Camden, Grow It Green in Morristown, Isles in […]

Wall High School Gym Mercury Report; Bread Mold Safety

Sources:; Science/Tech Insider With careful management, the school district should be able to use the south gymnasium at Wall High School safely, despite the presence of mercury found in rubber flooring there, according to an engineering report. Additional testing of the rubber flooring in June confirmed the results of preliminary testing done in May […]