STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 7.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $3.42 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
It’s no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. To fight back, your best bet is to be a well-informed consumer: Know the true costs of medical procedures, supplies and medications so you can bargain effectively; carefully anticipate and track medical expenses; and stay on top of your bills.
ELIZABETH — A Summit man arrested in January 2010 and charged with attempting to lure a Berkeley Heights girl was sentenced earlier this morning, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE — Gas prices continued their upward tick for the second straight week, following 11 consecutive weeks of declines, inching up 6 cents nationally since the beginning of July. The national average price for regular grade gasoline was $3.39 Friday, up 3 cents for the week, yet down 15 cents from month-ago and down 26 cents from year ago prices. However, prices remain 72 cents lower than the record high of $4.11 set four years ago this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following news that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) outsourced production of opening ceremony uniforms for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced they will introduce the “Team USA Made In America Act of 2012” next week.
PERTH AMBOY — Councilman Fernando Gonzalez will be honored for his distinguished record of 36 years of service to the community with a testimonial dinner on July 27 at the ZPA Hall on Grace Street.