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2 hrs ago |

Meet the Leaders - Margaret Ackerman

Editor's Note: This continues the Meet the Leaders profile series in The Alternative Press of South Plainfield.


Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, South River, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

6 hrs ago |

Why a judge rejected class action in Paulsboro derailing

While the 2012 Paulsboro train derailment and chemical spill - which forced hundreds from their homes and businesses - may have appeared ripe for a mass lawsuit, a federal judge has ruled against certifying a case as a class action.


Related Topix: Paulsboro, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Phoebe Haddon: Leading the way at Rutgers-Camden

"This is a time to apply some of what we know to make sure when we are attracting students that they stay and are productive," says Phoebe Haddon, the new chancellor of Rutgers-Camden.


Related Topix: African-American, Passaic, NJ

Fun Learning Experiences for Lovers of Trees, Veggies, Bows, Arrows, Legos, and More

Members of the Union County 4-H Teen Council planted a tree at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.


Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Cedar-Brook, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Agriculture, Science

Earth & Sky

A trip down Canada's Iceberg Alley

It's been a banner year for iceberg sighting in Iceberg Alley, the area off northeastern Newfoundland where the Titanic struck an iceberg and went down in April, 1912.


Related Topix: Newfoundland, NJ


Images of Jesus as Christian, Jew, Criminal, and Divine: Conception Drives Perception

A few years ago I gave a talk on art, perception, and anti-Semitism to a mostly Jewish audience at an adult education program in New York City.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, US News, Liberal Political News

Holly Bowerman Calls for Public Understanding as Suicide Rates Are Higher Among Boomer Men

Salt Lake City , United States / ACCESSWIRE / August 22nd, 2014 / Holly Bowerman, Registered Nurse and grief recovery expert, recently published an article on her blog,, discussing the public's need for more in depth education surrounding the misunderstanding and tragedy of suicide.


Related Topix: Suicide

Local Youth Learn to Deliver Their Future

It is incumbent upon young people to deliver their own future, even when faced with the challenges of living within the child services system.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Alternative Press

Chatham's Ethridge a Member of Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy

Sarah Ethridge of Chatham was a member of the first class held by Tim Howard's NJCTS Leadership Academy earlier this month.


Related Topix: Yale University

Courier News

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers...

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my! Teachers CONVERGE at Rutgers with research team Workshop is the kick-off of yearlong collaborative, hands-on "real science" research project Check out this story on Twenty-five educators from New York and New Jersey have been selected for a year- long ... (more)


Related Topix: Education Etc., South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Oceanography, Science, Science / Technology, Robots

Courier News

New Brunswick and Rutgers expand joint police teamsNew Brunswick and...

New Brunswick and Rutgers expand joint police teams Patrols to be deployed during weekend events and around Big Ten football events l Check out this story on Teams of New Brunswick and Rutgers police officers on Thursday started patrolling the city's 5th and 6th Wards together on foot and bicycles as part ... (more)


The Jersey Journal

After threatening discrimination suit, Rutgers police chief retired with $136K settlement

Michael Lattimore, the former police chief at Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Newark, retired this year after receiving a settlement equal to one year's salary.


Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Middlesex County, NJ

Courier News

After two decades, Visual Arts student returns to classAfter two...

After a nearly 20-year hiatus, Clark's return to school has not been without its expected challenges, including having to learn digital technologies After two decades, Visual Arts student returns to class After a nearly 20-year hiatus, Clark's return to school has not been without its expected challenges, including having to learn digital ... (more)


Researchers prove your car can be tracked using just your starting location and driving speed

Technology has definitely improved society, and in this Information Age in which we live, technology will only continue to make life simpler and much more enjoyable.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Courier News

The Jersey tomato and more - tasting is believingThe Jersey tomato...

The Great Tomato Tasting and Open House at Rutgers Snyder Research Farm on Aug. 27 will feature nearly 60 varieties of tomatoes.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Women's Soccer: Women's Soccer To Celebrate Alumni Night

PISCATAWAY, N.J. The Rutgers women's soccer program invites its former student-athletes to attend Alumni Night on Friday, Aug. 29 at Yurcak Field for the Scarlet Knights' matchup with in-state rival Seton Hall.


Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ

Religion News Service

Robin Williams arriving at The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards in 2007.

Robin Williams' suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers' generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Memory of Tyler Clementi Honored During Essex County Ceremony

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Advisory Board celebrated LGBTQ Pride Month by honoring the memory of Tyler Clementi.

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Freehold, NJ

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia's Handicraft Corp Makes Strong Pitch For Handicraft Products At New York Show

By Manik Mehta NEW YORK, Aug 20 -- The Malaysia Handicraft Development Corporation is making a strong pitch at the ongoing New York trade fair for consumer goods and gift articles called NY Now which runs from Aug 17 to 20. The eight exhibitors under the MHDC umbrella are showcasing a wide range of products ranging from batik to gift items.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Item

Robin Williams' death reignites depression and addiction debate

Years of research and mountains of evidence show that addiction and depression are bona fide diseases, and that suicide or the accidental overdose are not choices but biological compulsions beyond the person's control.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention