NEWARK – State Division of Consumer Affairs investigators, during an unannounced sweep of urban discount stores conducted this month, discovered holiday lights, decorations and other electrical items that bear counterfeit labels of the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) testing organization and may pose risks to consumers.
SPOTSWOOD — A Spotswood High School math teacher has been arrested and charged with sending inappropriate text messages to a 17-year-old female student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Spotswood Police Chief Karl G. Martin announced Monday.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act President Obama signed on March 23, 2010, set in motion a wide range of healthcare reforms. Although many of its more sweeping changes won’t be fully activated until 2014, several key elements already went live, effective September 23, 2010.
Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain what “desertification” is and why it is an important environmental issue? — Jay Harris, Nashville, TN
STATE – New Jersey’s supreme court has stepped in to monitor real estate foreclosure proceedings.
TRENTON– Today, Gov. Chris Christie announced the selection of Christopher Cerf as his nominee for New Jersey Education Commissioner.
STATE – More than a third of New Jersey residents admitted to “regifting” – the practice of taking a present they’ve received an giving it to someone else. Yet while 38 percent of those responding to a statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ say that they’ve engaged in the practice, an equal number said that they dislike regifting.
PERTH AMBOY — Ten people suffered minor injuries in a Sunday evening fire at Harbortown, a private housing facility in Perth Amboy, city officials said.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projections indicate that over 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, a 2.6% increase compared to the 2009 holiday season.
LINDEN — Santa’s working elves were sent on a special assignment to visit Linden Public Schools. Linden Public Schools is a popular stop for the elves to visit because of the good boys and girls, but this year they were very well behaved and displayed good character.