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TRENTON – A former Elizabeth resident was among four people charged criminally today with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. Since March, the Attorney General’s Office has filed criminal charges against 12 people for allegedly engaging…

Bully Busters at Barnes & Noble July 30

UNION COUNTY — After anti-bullying activists Lorrie Christel Sanchez and Carol Blank created a “Bully Busters” club at the Livingston Avenue School in Cranford, schools in the neighboring towns of Linden and Rahway followed suit. The success of the club…

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…