Dear EarthTalk: The World Bank is often cast in a bad light by green groups and in the press. What are their eco-crimes, and are there any reforms in the making? — J. Bloch, Newark, NJ
HIGHLAND PARK — A karate school teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced today.
UNION COUNTY—Petitions to run in the Democratic Primary Election are due in April for a variety of local elected offices and the Democrats for Change team is encouraging residents to consider running.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball lottery jackpot is worth $153 million, or $77.4 million if the winner chooses the lump sum cash option.
RAHWAY — Lisa McCormick, the Democrats for Change candidate for state Senate from Rahway, says America should make corporate tax dodgers pay their fair share to take part of the burden off middle class working people.
CLARK – Jason Condit is a seven-year-old boy who was diagnosed with stage four cancer in three parts of his body. For the past six months, Jason has spent much of his life in the hospital and on chemotherapy.
SOUTH AMBOY-On March 25, over 100 alumni, faculty members and others gathered at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge to celebrate Cardinal McCarrick/St. Mary’s High School’s 125th anniversary.
Dear EarthTalk: Recent news reports have revealed the discovery of previously unknown species inhabiting the deepest parts of our oceans. Is anything being done to protect this habitat before humans have a chance to fish it to death or otherwise destroy it? — Matthew Polk, Gary, IN
PISCATAWAY — A township police officer is dead after barricading himself in his home and allegedly threatening to kill any officer who approached the house, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Piscataway Police Chief Richard Ivone announced
EDISON — A Middlesex County man was arrested Saturday morning and charged with the recent shooting death of a Plainfield man.