PERTH AMBOY – The field of challengers for Mayor Wilda Diaz’s job shrank by one after Jose Cameron’s candidacy was disqualified, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press.
CRANFORD – The lake at Union County’s Nomahegan Park, one of the most popular parks in the Union County Park System, will soon undergo a $1.5 million restoration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 96,000 jobs in August, approximately 30,000 fewer than economists had predicted. Even with the slow job growth, the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent because the size of the work force and the labor force participation rate declined.
I’m not a ‘big label’ shopper, although some people in my family will snicker when they read this. When I buy something, it’s because I’ve looked around, compared price and quality and then I buy what I like, whether it’s Kate Spade or Kate Kmart. But when it comes to political labels, well, it’s not so easy for me.
Well, this is a real treat… one that ardent moviegoers will want to include on their dance card. In “Robot & Frank,” set in the near future, Frank Langella gives a touching demonstration in the subtleties of reality. Multilayered yet exquisite in its simplicity, his semi-retired cat burglar at a major turning point is sweet, sour and provocatively honest.
SPRINGFIELD – The Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) will soon begin some processing driver’s license and non-driver ID renewals by mail. Beginning with documents that expire in November, customers born on or before Dec. 1, 1964 will be able to “Skip the Trip” to an agency and renew through the mail. Eligible customers will begin receiving notices this month.
NEWARK –According to data collected by the New Jersey Poison Information & Education System, and by the State Police Office of Forensic Science, reported incidents involving synthetic marijuana and so-called “bath salts” drugs have significantly declined since the state banned them.