WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new steps today to protect hospital patients’ right to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including a visitor who is a same-sex domestic partner.
UTICA, N.Y.—U.S. adults are closely split on whether the nation is safer today than it was prior to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, according to a new IBOPE Zogby poll.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Local police departments will divide $120,000 in grants to develop community policing programs, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway opened their doors for the 2011-12 school year this morning. Principal Rocco Collucci, pictured here with fifth grader Vanesa Esquivel, greeted students as they entered the building.
Families across the middle swath of our country — from North Dakota to Louisiana — have a disturbing question to ask themselves: “Do we want a leaky pipeline pumping 800,000 barrels of oil a day running through our community?”
FORT LEE – Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono joined with Fort Lee High School students on Tuesday to mark the start of the new school year at an event to highlight the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights,” which takes effect today.
Many people suffered blows to their credit scores during the unstable economy of the last few years, whether because they missed payments, exceeded credit limits or, more seriously, experienced a home foreclosure or even bankruptcy.
CRANFORD — CancerCare will hold its 13th annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the run/walk will begin at 9 a.m.
Most folks need to work for a living, which makes Labor Day a very popular holiday indeed.
Most folks need to work — but some folks don’t have the same access to good-paying jobs that others have. In many cases, if not most, that’s not by design — it’s just the way things work.
Dear EarthTalk: I remember that medical waste, washing up in New Jersey, I believe, was a big issue in the late 1980s. Is it still today? — Walter Maliszewski, Camden, NJ