High School Students Honored For Service To Others

EDISON – Middlesex County College hosted a dinner to honor the winners of the a 2011 Caring Awards, presented by the Middlesex County Guidance Council earlier this month. The Caring Award, given to one student from each high school in the county, is for outstanding volunteer community service.

Poll: Most Americans Believe It’s Time For Change At White House

UTICA, N.Y. – Fifty-seven percent of likely voters believe it’s time to elect someone new as President while just 37 percent agree that Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected, according to the latest interactive poll from IBOPE Zogby.

Perth Amboy & Carteret Help Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Perth Amboy and Carteret are participating in the second National Take Back Initiative, headed by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), to help residents get rid of unwanted prescription medications.


Dear EarthTalk: Is air quality in the United States improving or getting worse? Is it cleaner in some parts of the country than in others? — K. Gould, Sherman Oaks, CA

Trenton Man Admits Leading Gun Trafficking Network

TRENTON – ATrenton man pleaded guilty to leading a network that trafficked guns to Trenton from the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Monday. The defendant was linked to guns recovered in connection with several homicide investigations and a narcotics investigation.