Europe is in recession. Britain’s Office for National Statistics confirmed today (Wednesday) that in the first quarter of this year Britain’s economy shrank .2 percent, after having contracted .3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hess Corporation has agreed to pay an $850,000 civil penalty and spend more than $45 million in new pollution controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its Port Reading refinery, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
The raids should have been a gold star for the Navy. A trial run for a newly designed ship turned into a series of successful missions against cocaine smugglers, resulting in the capture of nine smugglers and over five tons of cocaine. But the early 2010 victories were darkened, quite literally, by a power failure on March 6 that left the ship briefly adrift at sea.
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting in Springfield on Thursday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Rutgers University student has pleaded guilty to charges in which he admitted having sexual contact with a student who was asleep in a Piscataway dormitory two years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
ATLANTIC CITY – More than 900 individuals from across New Jersey and other states, including as far away as California, have surrendered as of the yesterday evening, the midway point Fugitive Safe Surrender – Southern New Jersey Region, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Parole Chairman James T. Plousis announced today.
UNION COUNTY- Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella encourages Union County residents to rid their homes of unwanted and expired medication at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back Initiative this Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.