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Pallone to participate in roundtable on public health in Lancaster, PA

LANCASTER, PA – On Friday, August 29, 2014, at 1:30 PM, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) will participate in a roundtable discussion at Lancaster Farm and Home Center in Lancaster, PA.  The roundtable’s discussion is part of the House Energy…

9-year-old New Jersey girl kills shooting instructor with Uzi

A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally shot and killed her instructor with an Uzi submachine gun while he stood to her side at an Arizona shooting range. The shooting happened at 10 a.m. Monday at the Arizona Last Stop tourist…

Christie appoints Rahway woman to Board of Optometrists

RAHWAY — Governor Chris Christie appointed a city resident to the New Jersey State Board of Optometrists. Colette Lamothe-Galette, of Rahway, is the chief administrative officer for Policy and Strategic Planning, employed by the state Department of Health and Senior…

Six Flags Great Adventure introduces 13th roller coaster

JACKSON, NJ — Six Flags Great Adventure, the world’s largest theme park, plans for more roller coaster thrills and Halloween scares in 2015. The 510-acre theme park, which was recently voted America’s second best theme park by USA TODAY readers, debuts…

Christie filed appointments with the Secretary of State

Governor Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State’s Office: Salem County Board of Elections Public Member Appoint Dana Mulligan (Pilesgrove, Salem) New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Board of Directors Appointment by the Governor Upon the…

Bresenhan urging residents to sign flooding petition

RAHWAY— Councilman Robert Bresenhan, Jr. is urging city residents to sign an online petition to help move along a multi-million-dollar plan to mitigate the frequent flooding that takes place along the Rahway River basin. “I join Cranford Township Commissioner Tom Hannen…

Plainfield man pleads guilty to heroin, weapons offenses

UNION COUNTY — A Plainfield man is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in state prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Rafiq Grundy, 35, pleaded guilty before…

Obama considers widening strikes against Islamic State

President Obama is considering widening military strikes against the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley. The U.S. has been bombing the Islamic State’s positions in Iraq, and may decide to extend those strikes to Syria. Three years after…

Six Flags Great Adventure Captures Second Place in Best Theme Park Contest

World’s Largest Theme Park Named Among Best in the Country   STATE — After four weeks of competitive voting, USA TODAY and 10Best Readers’ Choice announced yesterday that Six Flags Great Adventure, the world’s largest theme park, captured second place…