STATE — It’s important to take steps to prevent potentially fatal blood clots that can develop in travelers who sit in cramped seats for hours at a time, according to Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh, who has specialized medical training in diseases of the blood vessels.
RAHWAY – As part of their National Week of Writing activities, Rahway Middle School students decided to brighten an injured college football player’s day.
TRENTON – A Milltown retailer sold a Powerball ticket worth $200,000 for the Saturday, Nov. 13 drawing, officials announced.
TRENTON – The Assembly Labor Committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.
LINDEN – Linden Public Schools and the Linden Police Department are sponsoring a workshop to help parents protect their children from the dangers of the Internet, cyberbullying and texting.
NEWARK – A private security guard contracted by an affiliate of the National Basketball Association pleaded guilty Tuesday to making several hoax bomb threats to an office of NBA Properties Inc. in Secaucus, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON– The bipartisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” advanced unanimously out of both the Assembly and Senate Education Committees on Monday.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman has announced that construction on the retail portion of P.C. Richard & Son’s Carteret facility was recently completed.
EDISON – Middlesex County’s popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Skating Rink will open for its eighth season on Wednesday, Nov. 17.
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