UNION COUNTY — Every holiday season for 14 years, Union County Sheriff’s Officers have set up their “Tree of Hope” in the courthouse seeking donations of toys and clothing for needy children throughout the county. Each year the response has been overwhelming.
RAHWAY — The Blue Tri Club, a service club at Rahway High School and one of the oldest organizations in the school, provides Thanksgiving baskets to families of school-aged children in need each year.
TRENTON –Assembly Democrats Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Paul Moriarty are promoting legislation to reverse a law that made it easier for the state to claim unused money orders, traveler’s checks and gift cards.
From The Center for Public Integrity: In the face of opposition from industry and Republicans, the Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce harmful emissions from coal-fired power plants that studies have linked to illnesses and tens of thousands of premature deaths every year.
From The Center for Public Integrity: The Clean Air Act “watch list” is secret no more.
WEST TRENTON – Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally the heaviest travel period of the year. To help New Jerseyans have an enjoyable and safe holiday, the New Jersey State Police offer the following safety tips:
PLAINFIELD – Unity Bank’s Chris Bono is inviting some friends, new and old, to a free Thanksgiving Dinner at the Plainfield Salvation Army. He is hoping for about 300 people.
With a little planning you can enjoy the foods of the upcoming holiday season without tipping the scales. Follow these simple tips to help avoid overeating:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – American pharmaceutical company Merck has agreed to pay $950 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims related to its promotion and marketing of the painkiller Vioxx®, the Justice Department announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) commended Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Player’s Association for taking action against smokeless tobacco use both on and off the field.