STATE — New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary O’Dowd visited a pediatric flu clinic at the Center for Health Education Medicine and Dentistry in Lakewood today to highlight the importance of getting a flu shot and practicing good hygiene habits to reduce the spread of flu, colds and respiratory illnesses.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a stolen vehicle ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi announced.
ELIZABETH— Clark resident David Toma, dubbed by the Daily News as the “greatest policeman alive,” will deliver the keynote address Union County’s third annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event on Friday, October 7th, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.
JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) has been named the New Jersey City University Men’s Athlete of the Week for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career. He scored the only goal for the Gothic Knights in a 2-1 road loss against New Jersey Athletic Conference foe Richard Stockton College on Oct. 1.
NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a chimney cleaning and repair company accused of using high-pressure, deceptive tactics to mislead consumers – including several who were elderly or had disabilities – into paying thousands of dollars for repair services they did not need.
(NAPSI)—Obtaining decorative lenses including colored contacts and novelty or costume lenses without a prescription is dangerous. And circle lenses, which are one of the latest fads with teenage girls, are not FDA approved and may cause serious eye-health risks.
CLARK – It could have been the lure of lively jazz music or the whirlwind of flying money in a cash machine that drew hundreds of residents to The Provident Bank’s grand opening celebration on Raritan Road in Clark on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Admit it: You probably spend more time comparison shopping online than reviewing your annual benefits enrollment materials. That’s a big mistake because the money you could save by choosing the right employee benefits package probably far exceeds any savings you could get on a big-screen TV.
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths among women in the US. It’s not surprising that a diagnosis of this disease is a fear many women share. However, being informed about the risk factors, detection, and treatment of breast cancer can help empower women to move beyond fear and into action.
STATE – A majority of New Jersey residents (51 percent) feel that they’re worse off financially than they were a year ago, according to a quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business. About a quarter (26 percent) say they are about the same as a year ago, and about a quarter (23 percent) say they are better off.