Most people know he made millions of dollars as a corporate buyout specialist by eliminating American jobs, but many express surprise when they learn that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney also has a long history of profiting from government handouts.
More than 1500 people lost their lives when that magnificent vessel struck an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912 and sank within hours. But 712 persons were rescued from the sinking of the luxury liner. Their survival is a story of courage, competence and faith.
Recently, after a particularly stressful work week, I finally realized why parents and students get angry at me, the school counselor, when Harvard tells them they just don’t think it’s going to work out and denies their ‘uniquely brilliant child’ admission to their college. Was it inadequate SAT scores? An anemic GPA? What, oh what, destroyed the hope of an Ivy League education for their child?
UNION COUNTY — The freeholder candidates running in support of Elizabeth mayoral candidate Oscar Ocasio are heading to court this afternoon to address County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi’s decision to disqualify their petitions.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced that a New Brunswick church will serve as the site where residents can surrender guns and receive cash rewards on April 21 and April 22.
“American Reunion,” another paltry attempt to cash in on the raunch/nostalgia quotient set in motion by Jim Levenstein (Jason Biggs) and pals in “American Pie” (1999), is a typical example of the one hit wonder that spawns a successful franchise despite itself. It is solely for diehards and others who just can’t seem to get enough grade B soft smut.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a North Jersey telemarketing company that allegedly solicited New Jersey residents on behalf of charities that are not registered in New Jersey; and that failed to keep financial records, required by law, to ensure that solicited donations actually are provided to charities and used for charitable causes.
LINDEN — Recognizing the impact of her wish experience, 14-year-old Noelle Sollivan organized “Volley for Wishes,” a volleyball marathon to benefit Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, taking place at St. Mary & St. Elizabeth Academy on Saturday, April 14.