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.
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 – 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.
WOODBRIDGE — Santa and Mrs. Claus will officially arrive in Woodbridge at 5 p.m. to assist in lighting the Woodbridge Christmas Tree at the Barron Arts Center located at 582 Rahway Avenue.
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.
FLORHAM PARK–According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in five people will be at least 65 years old by 2030, with nearly 10 million people 85 years old or older.
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…
(NAPSI)-It’s one of the newer Christmas traditions, but it’s still had time to become near and dear to many hearts. Each holiday season, many families attend the only piece of ballet or live theater they’ll see all year: “The Nutcracker.”
It’s a good thing Cher and I aren’t best friends. I can just imagine our repartee at her Malibu home following the premiere of her newest star vehicle, “Burlesque,” written and directed by first time filmmaker Steve Antin.
Craft Fair • Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Parents’ Guild of Mother Seton Regional High School, GSP Exit 135 in Clark, will sponsor their annual “Peppermint Boutique” Craft Fair. Over 100 crafters expected. Free admission.