New Research Finds Sugar In Moderation Isn’t Bad For Your Heart

(StatePoint) With sugar consumption continuing to be linked to different ailments, some surprising new research indicates people can include added sugars as part of a balanced diet without increasing their risk of heart disease or weight gain.

Former University Administrator Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct

TRENTON – A former administrator at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has pleaded guilty to accepting an expensive gift from a contractor to whom he steered numerous university contracts, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.

Unemployment Climbs To 9.8%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today. For the past three months, it had held steady at 9.6 percent.

Republicans Call For “Prevailing Wage” Mandate Repeal

TRENTON — A measure repealing mandates on government to pay “prevailing wage” for construction projects should be high on the agenda to create jobs, Assembly Republicans Michael Patrick Carroll and Declan O’Scanlon said Thursday.

Linden Solar Farm Turns A Brownfield Green

LINDEN – The new Linden Solar Farm on the doorstep of Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s Linden Generating Station is one of four ground-mounted solar farms that the company is developing as part of its $515 million Solar 4 All™ program.

Abreu Wins “Keeping Christ In Christmas” Card Contest

PERTH AMBOY — Dayniza Abreu, an eighth grader at Perth Amboy Catholic School, won the grand prize in The Knights of Columbus San Salvador Council #299’s first annual “Keeping Christ in Christmas” Christmas card contest.

“…life integrates art…”

As a multi-Pulitzer-Prize cartoonist, skewering everything from ‘Watergate’ to ‘Iran-Contra’ to ‘The Iraq Invasion’, Paul Conrad has had many accolades thrust upon him during his tenure, including being on Nixon’s ‘enemy list’, receiving death threats from the Reagan administration, and being censored by the Bush Jr. administration…