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  • "We Kept It Green!"
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    New Jersey voters said "YES!" on Election Day to Ballot Question 1, continuing the protection of clean water, natural areas, farmland, pa...

  • Adding a 'Missing Link' to the Great Outdoors
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    Imagine every New Jersey resident living within walking distance of a park or trail - and being able to link to other trails, parks and n...

  • Choose it or lose it: Six reasons to vote YES on Question 1
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    In this most densely populated state we're in, visitors are almost always surprised when they see how much of New Jersey is not an indust...

  • How Big is Your Carbon Footprint?
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    The tallest man in medical history, Robert Wadlow of Illinois, had an enormous footprint. His 8-foot-11 stature put him in the Guinness B...

  • Open space: An Investment that Pays Forever
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    More than 1.4 million acres of farmland and open space have been preserved in New Jersey. As voters consider a $400 million November ball...

  • Cast an Informed Vote for Conservation
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    On Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will be asked to support funding for open space, farmland and historic sites. While we've never shied away f...

  • More Reasons to Conserve: the Many Costs of Electricity
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 directed the U.S. Department of Energy to designate large geographic areas for "National Interest E...

  • Building Environmental LEEDership
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    What does it take to make a building green? More than green paint! A host of technologies and techniques are available to make structures...

  • Sibley Lecture for the Birds...and the Trees
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    Here's a chance to meet one of our era's most significant authors and artists of the natural world. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum of Short...

  • Bust your clutter with Freecycle!
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    With the weather still warm and potential shoppers back from summer vacations, fall yard sales are upon us. They're a great way to recycl...

  • Lend a Hand on National Public Lands Day!
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    In the race to save New Jersey's remaining open and natural lands, it's easy to forget that this State we're in already has an abundance ...

  • Bringing the Garden State to Our Cities
    by Michele S. Byers
    August 28, 2010

    In the concrete landscapes of New Jersey's cities and suburbs, urban farmers markets are oases of fresh produce, good nutrition and comm...

  • No Idea What to Expect from Big Blue this Year
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    In this week's Monday Morning Quarterback, Peter King announced that he expects the Giants to be a "top-10 defense, and maybe top-five" d...

  • The Watchability of Sporting Events
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    For all sports fans there is a certain game hierarchy that determines whether we'll watch, how closely we'll watch, and who we'll watch w...

  • LeBron James Makes "The Decision"
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    After days months weeks years of speculation LeBron James has finally made "The Decision" and deserted Cleveland for the greener pastures...

  • Free Agency 2010: Will Professional Basketball Dramatically Change?
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The landscape of professional basketball could change dramatically tomorrow, or the start of free agency could be a lot of hoopla over no...

  • Beware of Your Biases
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    With the field of 65 revealed, its time to make your picks and submit your bracket. Whether you participate in a pool of friends, colleag...

  • My Theory: Glen Sather is an Addict
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    After countless hours of deep thought and many sleepless nights I've finally figured out Glen Sather. The man is an addict. It's the only...

  • Big East Tournament: Syracuse vs Georgetown
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    Evaluating the Atmosphere - The "session" format of the Big East Tournament creates an interesting situation. Madison Square Garden was ...

  • The Master of the Mulligan Strikes Again
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The Master of the Mulligan strikes again. Somehow, some way, Glen Sather convinced Calgary general manager Darryl Sutter to take Ales Kot...

  • Wes Johnson Only Part of the Equation for Syracuse
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    All season long ESPN announcers and sports columnists around the country have attributed Syracuse's surprising success to the addition o...

  • Make Them Tweet, Mr. Bettman!
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The controversy sparked by agent Allan Walsh's Tweet this past weekend promoting his client, Montreal goalie Jaroslav Halak, has brought...

  • Rangers v. Canucks, November 3, 2009
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    10:05 Big game from Prospal coming with his new A? 10:10 Must say I'm surprised Higgins gets the nod on Line 1 after one good game. If t...

  • Javy Vazquez Back in Pinstripes
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The Yankees re-acquired pitcher Javier Vazquez today from the Atlanta Braves in the team's third major move of the offseason. Vazquez, 3...

  • There's Always Hope: Parity in the NHL
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    One of the beautiful things about the NHL is that every team always seems to have pieces of the puzzle for success. In other sports like ...