Recently, after a particularly stressful work week, I finally realized why parents and students get angry at me, the school counselor, when Harvard tells them they just don’t think it’s going to work out and denies their ‘uniquely brilliant child’ admission to their college. Was it inadequate SAT scores? An anemic GPA? What, oh what, destroyed the hope of an Ivy League education for their child?
UNION COUNTY — The freeholder candidates running in support of Elizabeth mayoral candidate Oscar Ocasio are heading to court this afternoon to address County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi’s decision to disqualify their petitions.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced that a New Brunswick church will serve as the site where residents can surrender guns and receive cash rewards on April 21 and April 22.
“American Reunion,” another paltry attempt to cash in on the raunch/nostalgia quotient set in motion by Jim Levenstein (Jason Biggs) and pals in “American Pie” (1999), is a typical example of the one hit wonder that spawns a successful franchise despite itself. It is solely for diehards and others who just can’t seem to get enough grade B soft smut.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a North Jersey telemarketing company that allegedly solicited New Jersey residents on behalf of charities that are not registered in New Jersey; and that failed to keep financial records, required by law, to ensure that solicited donations actually are provided to charities and used for charitable causes.
LINDEN — Recognizing the impact of her wish experience, 14-year-old Noelle Sollivan organized “Volley for Wishes,” a volleyball marathon to benefit Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, taking place at St. Mary & St. Elizabeth Academy on Saturday, April 14.
Child abuse is a crime most don’t want to talk about. Or get involved with. How do you know for sure the child next door is being abused or neglected? What if you’re wrong? But worse… what if you’re right?
NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, credited tireless police work with tracing a motorist who surrendered to authorities today on charges of fleeing after striking and killing a 52-year-old pedestrian on her way to church in New Brunswick.
TRENTON – The state Department of Education today announced the final list of Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools as part of its new statewide accountability system developed through flexibility from No Child Left Behind (NCLB).