by Warren Buffett OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor…
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey voters have become noticeably less positive about President Barack Obama, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.
TRENTON – Former Middlesex County Sheriff Joseph C. Spicuzzo and two men who worked under him in the sheriff’s office were indicted today by a state grand jury on charges they conspired in a jobs-for-cash scheme.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a contract to construct a massive solar energy project that is expected to save $13 million in energy costs over the next 15 years at its regular meeting last night.
NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners approved a plan to raise tolls and fares beginning next month. The fare hikes are smaller than the Port Authority originally proposed.
CARTERET–The borough will be hosting its first Battle of the Bands on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Carteret Waterfront Park, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc., have announced. Dubbed “A Fistful of Sound,” the event will promote and showcase regional amateur musical performers through fun and friendly competition, and present a new entertainment venue to area residents and visitors.
PERTH AMBOY —The city’s third annual Family Day celebration is this Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Mayor Wilda Diaz announced. The event is free and open to all city residents.
NEWARK—As children look forward to using new lunchboxes for school, parents should be aware of the dangers of foodborne illness that can lurk in a packed lunch.
It’s about time I got to review something like Tate Taylor’s “The Help,” a vital work with a beginning, middle, end and something important to say. Inundated by the summer of FX, where every moment of almost every movie has attempted to emulate the last two minutes of a 4th of July fireworks extravaganza, I was trapped inside a pinball machine.
I live a pretty ordinary life. There are some really good times to reflect on and times when you hope it is true that “this, too, shall pass”. In the end, it’s all about making the most of each day.