TRENTON – New Jersey’s February unemployment rate edged up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.2 percent, even as the state added 7,500 jobs during the month.
TRENTON – For the second time this year, the Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated annuity jackpot of $304 million for tonight’s drawing.
The light at the end of the unpredictable weather tunnel is finally emerging after a long, snowy winter. People are coming out of the house after dinner these days surveying their lawns and wondering if the rose bushes survived the killer cold of January.
It’s too bad Dr. Timothy Leary isn’t around to lend us his perspective on director Neil Burger’s “Limitless,” about a writer who experiments with the ultimate mind-expanding drug and the inevitable side effects that make for the death-defying adventure of his life.
Live Music • March 26 at 8 p.m. – The Hub Kings, an instrumental soul-jazz trio, will play at La Travola Cucina, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River. Info: www.hubkings.comLive Music • March 26 at 8 p.m. – The Hub Kings, an instrumental soul-jazz trio, will play at La Travola Cucina, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River. Info: www.hubkings.com
It is about time that we drop the panic mode and return to normal. In today’s era of heightened security and public panic, you’re not allowed to have uncontrolled people just milling around the Statehouse halls, meeting with their representatives and engaging in the democratic process.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in their search for a second suspect in the Sept. 28, 2010 murder of a 44-year-old Plainfield taxi driver.
CARTERET – Mayor Daniel Reiman endorsed former Assemblyman Peter Barnes Jr. of Edison to be the next chair of the Middlesex County Democratic Party.
EDISON — The newly-reactivated Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women honored10 women who have made significant contributions to their chosen fields on Wednesday at a dinner at the Pines Manor in Edison.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that, among mining’s other problems, like providing climate-warming coal and endangering miners’ lives, it is also a serious water polluter. Can you enlighten? — Richard Moeller, Salt Lake City, UT