TRENTON – Legislation to include cheerleading in the student-athlete head injury safety training program has been released by the Assembly Education Committee.
HILLSIDE – An artist known for his paintings of hamburgers is launching a new venture to help food banks around the nation, including the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
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ELIZABETH – Two Elizabeth men have been convicted of aggravated assault for beating a motorist while his car was stopped at a city intersection in 2009, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
FLORHAM PARK—Approximately a million fewer Americans will travel during the Independence Day holiday weekend, according to a AAA forecast released this week.
STATE – The New Jersey Education Association says that the pension and benefit reform bill heading for final passage tomorrow would leave retirees facing “crippling” cuts to their pensions.
WOODBRIDGE — On Tuesday, July 27, the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel will play host to RATFEST 2011, the most recent edition of WRAT 95.9 FM’s annual, day-long summertime rock blowout. This year, the concert will feature bands including Disturbed, Godsmack and Megadeth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Army solider who grew up in Clark was killed in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense announced yesterday.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Rape Crisis Center is seeking volunteers to provide assistance and support to victims of sexual assault.