NEW YORK – One in five American children have a diagnosable mental health disorder and kids in military families have an even higher incidence of emotional and behavioral problems, say researchers at the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP).
PISCATAWAY — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a series of weekend traffic pattern changes will be implemented on I-287 at the River Road overpass and the Washington Avenue overpass in Piscataway Township, Middlesex County to reconstruct pavement under the bridges.
PERTH AMBOY — A Perth Amboy man has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a teenage male and attempting to improperly touch another teenage male, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Acting Perth Amboy Police Chief E.J. McDonald announced today.
CARTERET — Tomorrow, Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by representatives from the Carteret Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office to host a “Gang Awareness” workshop for parents of Carteret Middle School students.
STATE – A store in Pico Rivera, California sold the jackpot-winning ticket in Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, worth an estimated $266 million.
UTICA, N.Y. — The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off the Atlantic Coast has not dissuaded a majority of likely voters from supporting the Obama Administration’s plans to allow for expansion of off-shore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a recent Zogby Interactive poll.
TRENTON – With black bears now entering their most active period of the year as they search for food and mates, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin urged residents to follow some simple precautions to reduce the risk of bad encounters with bruins.
PLAINFIELD –The Plainfield schools superintendent and two assistants were charged today with stealing more than $10,000 worth of educational services by providing false documents to send two Perth Amboy children to school in South Plainfield, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Jersey Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
ELIZABETH — Alejandro Cleves who served as the kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing upwards of 250 kilos heroin into the United States annually, pled guilty in court yesterday to a charge of 1st degree leader of a narcotics trafficking network.
STATE—New Jersey’s mortality rate following cardiac surgery remains at its lowest level since the state began collecting data, according to the report Cardiac Surgery in New Jersey 2007 released today by the Department of Health and Senior Services.