STATE – A Sunoco gas station in Lapeer, Mich., about 45 miles north of Detroit, sold the lone winning ticket for the jackpot in last night’s Powerball drawing.
Blood Drive • Aug. 16 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
BRANCHBURG – Choosing the right backpack may be one of the most important school supplies a parent can purchase for their child in regards to their health and safety. Is your child’s backpack a good fit?
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs are charging 25 allegedly unlicensed moving companies, and assessing fines of up to $2,500 each, resulting from “Operation Mother’s Attic II,” an undercover sting operation.
Stumping in Florida Monday, Mitt Romney charged President Obama’s Affordable Care Act will “cut more than $700 billion” out of Medicare. What Romney didn’t say was that his running-mate’s budget — approved by House Republicans and by Romney himself — would cut Medicare by the same amount.
ELIZABETH — A Rahway man was convicted earlier today on two counts of first degree armed robbery and related weapon charges, announced Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.