Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers,” a superhero answer to Kellogg’s Variety Pak featuring Captain America, The Black Widow, Iron Man, The Hulk, Hawkeye and Thor, is like a 4th of July celebration, except that its fireworks finale lasts about sixty minutes. This is mostly dessert with little main course, a cacophonous sugar rush of special effects.
The 2012 election should be about what’s going on in America’s boardrooms, but Republicans would rather it be about America’s bedrooms.
NEWARK — Nearly 75 percent of the customers polled in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey said they would recommend NJ Transit to a friend, relative or neighbor, up from 66 percent in the previous quarter.
NEWARK—Rocco Martino, 43, of South Orange, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in prison for making available images and videos of prepubescent children being sexually abused—sometimes violently—to others over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A Kingston, N.C., man who admitted to robbing a bank, six fast food restaurants, and a convenience store in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Middlesex Counties between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, 2011, was sentenced Tuesday to 108 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Half of New Jersey voters approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as President, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, while 42 percent disapprove. Those numbers are similar to Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating, which stands at 56 percent to 33 percent.
LINDEN – Newark Council President and Essex County Freeholder Donald Payne Jr. skipped a 10th Congressional District candidates’ forum event in Linden last night. So did Irvington Mayor Wayne Smith.