The older I get, and the more TV news I listen to, the more I appreciate patriotic holidays, like Memorial Day. But when I was much younger, I thought this ‘holiday’ was a very sad day because we recalled those who lost their lives fighting somewhere in the world to preserve the freedoms we enjoy here in the United States.
A pundit once opined that if you put 100 monkeys in a room with 100 typewriters, one would eventually write the great American novel. Well, this would-be pundit has now witnessed cause to update the theorem.
ROSELLE — Former Councilman Joseph O’Halloran has stepped up his efforts to unseat incumbent Mayor Garrett Smith, who faces a serious fight for re-election in the June 7 Democratic primary election.
NEW BRUNSWICK-On May 30, 1950 more then 2,000 members of 2 dozen organizations marched through New Brunswick in the Memorial Day parade under the Veterans Alliance.
There is nothing more frustrating than getting a telephone call and it’s someone soliciting a product or some type of service. This has been happening to me any number of times and I’ve had it.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republican Chairman Patrick Cassio is calling for a review of Peter Kowal’s recent appointment to the Board of Education.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard someone say that legalizing pot—as Californians considered doing last year—would benefit the environment. How would that be? — William T., Portland, OR
NEW BRUNSWICK — A 51-year-old man has been convicted for sexually assaulting two young girls on numerous occasions during separate incidents while he lived in the Somerset section of Franklin Township and North Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Commissioner Harold J. Wirths of New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development delivered the keynote address at the United Way 2011 Public Officials Forum this week, announcing a new initiative to help job-seekers find careers in New Jersey’s most promising industries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education announced today that New Jersey and eight other finalist states that did not win grants in the first two rounds of the Race to the Top program will be eligible to compete for $200 million in additional funds this year.