STATE – Gov. Chris Christie placed third in a new national poll of registered voters who were asked who should be the Republican nominee for Vice President. Florida’s Senator Marco Rubio topped the list in the poll conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, followed by former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and Christie.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republicans will screen candidates for the 2012 City Council election on Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m. at the Rahway Day Care Center, 1071 New Brunswick Avenue.
I’m a firm believer that the more knowledge you acquire, the richer your life will be. But as college tuition and fees continue to skyrocket, students and parents increasingly are asking, “Is a degree really worth the cost?”
When my sister and I were kids, we giggled upon learning that 60 percent of the human body is comprised of water. We wiggled and wobbled and moved our bodies in mushy wave-like motions, mimicking the sloshy mess one would expect of something made largely of liquid.
Another $10 million donation is expected to arrive within days from casino owner Sheldon Adelson to the outside group that’s provided life support to Newt Gingrich’s beleaguered presidential campaign, say fundraisers with ties to the multibillionaire.
CLARK — Fourth graders in Tara Filippini’s class at Valley Road School in Clark have been learning about nonfiction texts. In honor of Presidents’ Day, students worked in groups to read biographies about John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington.
STATE — February 19-26 is America Saves Week, an effort aimed to increase awareness of the need to save money and reduce debt. It’s also a great opportunity for parents to educate children and teens about money and responsible decision-making.
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Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental implications of the road ahead as laid out by President Obama in his recent State of the Union? — Marilyn Pike, Bethesda, MD
After four years of coping with a stagnant economy, probably the last thing you want to hear is how important it is to sock away money for a rainy day – you already know that. But hear me out, just in case.