MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Division of Consumer Affairs is warning residents of a new check scam that asks recipients to deposit a cashier’s check into their personal checking account and then draw against it as part of a “Secret Shopper” program. A second scam uses victims to send fraudulent checks via post mail.
One’s worst fears are imagined, realized and rummaged through to no end in director Len Wiseman’s “Total Recall,” a more or less reimagining of the 1990 film, also inspired by Philip K. Dick’s short story, “We Can Remember it for You Wholesale.” It tempted me to visit Rekall, where I could buy memories of a better movie. I don’t think I did.
TRENTON – In just two short years, the cost of living for seniors on a fixed income in New Jersey has increased 8 percent, according to statistics released today by the New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA).
One of the nation’s top immigration think tanks estimates that 1.76 million undocumented people could attempt to benefit from an Obama administration decision to shield them from deportation, temporarily, and grant them two-year work permits. Moreover, the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. estimates in its new report that 58 percent of this population who are now between 15 and 30 years old are already in the U.S. labor force.
RAHWAY – The Union County Homicide Task Force has arrested a 22-year-old Roselle man and charged him with the July 7 stabbing death of a Rahway teenager, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
NEWARK—Children know the importance of choosing the perfect first-day-of-school outfit, but pediatricians and parents understand the significance of medical checkups that help children to begin the year with the best health possible.
TRENTON — The Department of Health will open the Medicinal Marijuana Program (MMP) Patient Registry tomorrow, allowing qualified patients and their caregivers to apply for identification cards.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for the public’s help to maintain an adequate three-to-five day supply of O-negative blood.
TRENTON –A Salem City has been convicted of attempted murder and kidnapping in connection with an incident last year in which he held his girlfriend and her three children hostage and fired on responding law enforcement officers, wounding a county investigator and a police dog, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.