by James Devine LINDEN — The battle between ShopRite and Walmart is one taxpayers should know about because the deck is stacked against a company with a reputation of caring for the community, good shopping values, generous treatment of employees…
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that species of flora and fauna are dying at a growing rate globally. How is this calculated and which types of species are dwindling faster? — Colin Gooder, Franklin, NC
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Thanksgiving is filled with good food, company, and gratitude. For many people, it’s also the source of weight gain and anxiety. This season, don’t let the holidays derail your healthy habits. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, offers tips to eat right, stay active, and reduce stress.
STATE – The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited voluntary recall on two specific Best-If-Used-By dates of 16 oz. Smucker’s® Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because it may be contaminated with salmonella.
ELIZABETH — Yesterday, a Union County jury convicted a Plainfield man of first degree robbery and second degree aggravated assault, authorities announced.
AARP New Jersey adamantly opposes S. 2664, a bill to deregulate basic telephone and cable television services. The bill would leave consumers without regulatory oversight of either rates or quality of service by removing essentially all powers of the Board of Public Utilities to protect consumers.
ELIZABETH — A Rahway woman pleaded guilty earlier this week to two counts of second degree robbery, and faces up to three years in state prison when she is sentenced early next year, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE –More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving this year, according to projections by AAA Mid-Atlantic.
UNION — The Union County Homicide Task Force continues to investigate the circumstances behind the stabbing death of Diane Mary Zaleski one year after she was discovered inside her Union Township home.
ELIZABETH – NJTODAY.NET has initiated the Atom Awards to recognize those young people who have demonstrated any or all of the following: increased academic achievement, civic engagement & service or exemplary leadership.