Technology, having outstripped our ability as humans to control it, has become our Frankenstein’s monster. Delighted with technology’s conveniences, its ability to make our lives easier by performing an endless array of tasks faster and more efficiently, we have given it free rein in our lives, with little thought to the legal or moral ramifications of allowing surveillance technology, especially, to uncover nearly every intimate detail of our lives.
NEPTUNE — Many New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Irene have serious disaster-related needs. Groups known as Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters are stepping in to meet these needs and members of these groups expect to be assisting long after the emergency phase has passed.
TRENTON – An engineer who oversaw construction projects for three school districts pleaded guilty today to taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks on contracts he recommended that involved rigged bids and fraudulently inflated costs, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
By James N. Martin, Jr, MD President, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Every three minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the US. While it may seem as if you have no control over cancer, research…
PORT READING – The parents of nine-year-old Michael Stetson will no longer have to worry about how they’re going to replace their son’s outgrown wheelchair thanks to Convaid Wheelchairs. Convaid is donating a brand new Rodeo Wheelchair to help young Michael, who sustained a brain injury at birth leaving him with Cerebral Palsy, visually impaired and with various other health issues that call for around the clock care.
TRENTON — The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is urging motorists to be on the alert for white-tailed deer on the roadways with the arrival of the fall breeding season, especially during the morning and evening commutes when visibility may be poor and deer activity is likely to be higher.
CLARK — As part of the Clark School District’s ongoing commitment to providing a bully-free environment, the district has launched the nationally acclaimed Olweus Bullying Prevention Program each of the district schools. Olweus is a research-based program that takes steps to end bullying.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie’s profile on the national stage is on the rise, but he’s also enjoying newfound popularity at home in the Garden State, according to the latest Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll.
CRANFORD—The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present “Two Sides of Celtic,” featuring Celtic harpists Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former New Brunswick police sergeant with mishandling 81 internal affairs investigations over a five-year period, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.