SAN FRANCISCO – To get a glimpse of the future, look to East Africa today. The Horn of Africa is in the midst of its worst drought in 60 years: Crop failures have left up to 10 million at risk of famine; social order has broken down in Somalia, with thousands of refugees streaming into Kenya; British Aid alone is feeding 2.4 million people across the region.
BRIDGEVILLE – New Jersey ranks 41st worst in the country for the lack of help it offers citizens to quit smoking according to the American Lung Association’s “Helping Smokers Quit: Tobacco Cessation Coverage 2011” report that cites the five least quit-friendly states in the nation.
LIVINGSTON — Holidays are often spent enjoying time with family and friends. People frequently decorate their homes and places of work with trees, lights and candles to enhance the holiday feeling. Unfortunately, this time of year is also a period for a higher incidence of accidents and injuries. Changes in routine can sometimes result in problems.
Today is the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii that killed nearly 2,400 American service men and women. The following day, the United States declared war on Japan, entering World War II.
TRENTON – Renewed legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to create the Back to Work NJ job creation and economic growth program was approved Monday by the Assembly.
PERTH AMBOY – Cathedral International church will make Christmas brighter for children and families in its community by giving away toys and food. To reach a greater number of people during the holiday season, Investors Savings Bank is collaborating with Cathedral to serve those in need.
TRENTON – Forty people – including six former Motor Vehicle Commission clerks, 21 customers, and 13 brokers and other intermediaries – have been indicted for allegedly participating in criminal rings that illegally sold New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons at five local motor vehicle agencies, authorities announced.
TRENTON – On Monday, the Assembly gave final approval to legislation sponsored to allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription.
PERTH AMBOY – On Thursday, Dec. 1 at 9:55 p.m. police were dispatched to the 300 block of Madison Avenue to investigate a report of a motor vehicle accident that had turned into a street fight with weapons.
LIVINGSTON – The holidays are here and often food is the centerpiece of festivities and celebrations, but the holiday season doesn’t mean you have to pack on the pounds or add inches to your waist! The Weight Loss Institute of New Jersey wants you to celebrate and enjoy your favorite foods; the key is moderation and balance.