So-called “NIMBY” activism, once reserved for projects like landfills, prisons and big box stores, has started to impact proposed renewable energy projects throughout the nation.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging Americans this January, as part of National Radon Action Month, to take simple and affordable steps to test their homes for harmful levels of radon gas.
NEWARK – The staging place for the undercover operation was a four bedroom, three bathroom Cape Cod-style dwelling that, like many homes in its Lyndhurst neighborhood, suffered extensive structural and mold damage as a result of floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
NEWARK – Rocco Martino, a doctor who recently practiced internal and sports medicine in Berkeley Heights, admitted Tuesday to making available images and videos of pre-pubescent children being sexually abused – sometimes violently – to others over the internet, U.S. Attorney Fishman announced.
In 2010, the courts reversed decades of legal precedent when they said it was OK for corporations and unions to spend as much as they want to put their favorite candidates in office.
New outside spending groups, dubbed super PACs, that can accept unlimited donations from corporations and wealthy individuals, spent $12.9 million in Iowa and other early GOP battleground states through New Year’s Day, according to an analysis of federal data.
You are required to file a federal income tax return if your income is above a certain level, which varies depending on your filing status, age and the type of income you receive. However, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that some people should file even if they aren’t required to because they may get a refund if they had taxes withheld or they may qualify for refundable credits.
PERTH AMBOY — Emmy Hairston, daughter of Paris Hairston and Emma Serra of Carteret, was the first baby of the New Year born in the Dr. Sam Gordon Berkow Maternity Pavilion at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy. Emmy, the couple’s first child, arrived Jan. 2 at 4:42 A.M., weighing 7 lbs, 1 ounce.
PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man pleaded guilty to a January 2011 homicide, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.