(SPM Wire) Teenagers today are glued to phones in ways their parents never were. But it’s no longer about gabbing with friends late into the school night, as texting has taken over instead.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, a decrease of 3 percent compared to those that traveled for Independence Day 2010.
(StatePoint) There may be some truth behind all those jokes about grandma behind the wheel. Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
RAHWAY — John T. Farinella, Jr. has been appointed as the next Rahway High School principal, effective July 1.
Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t spray sunscreen a health and environmental nightmare when it seems that more of the sunscreen ends up going up my nose than on the kid at the beach next to me?
— Lillian Robertson, Methuen, MA
TRENTON -Established in late March to assess operations and emergency preparedness for New Jersey’s nuclear power plants following Japan’s nuclear tragedy, the state’s Nuclear Review Task Force has issued an interim report based upon early lessons learned from that ongoing nuclear emergency.
TRENTON — Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill advanced by a Senate Panel on Monday.
TRENTON – A Senate committee advanced legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, in conjunction with the regular partisan primary elections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law that prevented children from renting or purchasing violent video games.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth man that occurred Friday evening, according to Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.