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How Long Will You Wait at the Emergency Room?

Nationwide data recently released by the federal government shows you how long it takes, on average, to see a doctor or other licensed professional at hospitals. For an average hospital in New Jersey, patients wait in emergency rooms 33 minutes…

Earth’s climate change measured from space

NASA this month successfully launched the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth’s climate. OCO-2 will be collecting space-based global measurements of atmospheric CO2 with…

Route 22 Auto Sales fined $1.8 million plus restitution

STATE – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs obtained a $1.8 million settlement plus consumer restitution from eight auto dealerships and their owners, Carmelo Giuffre, of Brooklyn, New York, and Ignazio Guiffre, of Colts Neck. The settlement resolves a state…

Union members demand contract

STATE — Union members at Regency Grande Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dover, made a showing of strength and unity at an energetic picket in front of their place of employment earlier this month as caregivers chanted, drummed, and drew honks of solidarity…

Summer of Super Moons

by Dr. Tony Phillips In June of last year, a full Moon made headlines. The news media called it a “supermoon” because it was 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full Moons of 2013. Around the world, people went…

Dispatcher Training Made Available to Job Seekers

UNION COUNTY — The John H. Stamler Police Academy is pleased to announce a special alternate route course option for individuals with no prior experience who are interested in becoming trained as 9-1-1 dispatchers. The required nine days of training,…

RAHWAY — Twenty-eight children between the ages of 11 and 15 graduated from the city’s 13th annual Youth Police Academy organized by the juvenile bureau. The academy is designed to provide young adults with a better understanding of the role of…