Dear EarthTalk: Instances of people with thyroid problems seems to be on the rise. Is there an environmental connection? — Dora Light, Waukesha, WI
Director Fritz Lang created an epic masterpiece (back in the days of silent film), when he took on the scope of his classic film, “Metropolis”…
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Newark man and charged him with the early-morning Sunday death of a Belleville man who was killed in an Elizabeth motel room during an apparent robbery, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Branch NAACP will hold a Candidates’ Night Forum on tonight to allow community members to meet the candidates seeking seats on the Board of Education.
EDISON — Republican Congressman Leonard Lance will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday, March 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Edison Township Municipal Complex Court Room, 100 Municipal Boulevard.
ELIZABETH — A Maryland teenager who sent a threatening message via the Internet saying students in Berkeley Heights were in danger of being shot while in school, pleaded guilty Thursday to causing a false public alarm, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
KEARNY – A motor vehicle stop on the New Jersey Turnpike last night led to the discovery of 50 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $1.75 million, according to a State Police spokesman.
TRENTON – With no winner for weeks, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $201 million for tonight’s drawing.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued posters and flyers in Japanese and other Asian languages, with the important message “Before you Donate to Help Those Affected by the Disaster in Japan: Beware of Fraudulent Charities.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After collaborating to get legislation passed that requires disclosure of fire safety records for college student housing, U.S. Sen. Frank L. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) introduced a bill on Thursday that would provide colleges students with fire safety education and training.