In March 1981, pollsters tucked the first question about global climate change into a national poll, asking 1,000 adults if they had “heard or read about the ‘greenhouse effect.'”
TRENTON – Legislation that would crack down on criminal impersonation committed by electronic communications or the Internet was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
STATE – Last week, the state Department of Health and Senior Services launched a website that allows the public to examine inspection reports for 260 licensed or certified ambulatory surgery centers. In the future, the website will include inspection reports and quality data for other licensed health care facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
RAHWAY – The state Election Law Enforcement Commission levied a $55,000 fine against the Rahway Democratic Committee, one of the largest penalties ever issued by the commission.
STATE — The conservative political organization Americans for Prosperity (AFP) released a legislative scorecard that unsurprisingly cast most Democrats in disfavor but also rendered a poor evaluation of Gov. Chris Christie’s job performance.
ELIZABETH – On Friday, 21-year-old Priscilla Natal was sentenced to five years in prison for her role in the death of an 18-year-old friend following a drunken driving accident in 2010, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
Publication of a landmark government study probing whether diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer in miners — already 20 years in the making — has been delayed by industry and congressional insistence on seeing study data and documents before the public does.
Direct deposit is the fastest, safest way to receive your tax refund. When a taxpayer combines e-file and direct deposit, the IRS will likely issue your refund in as few as 10 days.
Valentine’s Day can either be a pleasurable occasion or stress filled with high expectations and disappointment. If you have that special relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a time to show love and affection. For singles, the day can be a reminder of loneliness or a missing relationship.
CLARK — This past week Carl H. Kumpf’s principal and school administators were invited to observe two classes of sixth grade reading students receive their own e-book reading device.