ELIZABETH — Police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect in connection with the shooting death of a 34-year-old Elizabeth woman, authorities said.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee will consider anti-bullying legislation today. The hearing will be streamed live at: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
CLARK – The Firehouse Eatery & Pub, located at 455 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway, will host a benefit dinner and tricky tray auction for Eryka Underwood on Sunday, Nov. 28, from 3-7 p.m.
UTICA, N.Y. – Voters want government spending cuts, but they’re not calling for them across the board.
STATE – A state audit of a weatherization assistance program administered by the Department of Community Affairs revealed that just a fraction of federal grant money had been spent and that cost controls were not being implemented.
ROSELAND – Roth IRA conversions have been a hot topic this year. New rules have made 2010 the first year that there is no income limit for Roth IRA conversion eligibility. Because of that, many taxpayers have access to a Roth IRA for the first time.
STATE – The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle campaign will begin on Friday, Nov. 19. As more people come to the Salvation Army to request help, the kettle drive becomes increasingly critical.
STATE – On Saturday, the American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) — a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and a statewide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine — will be held in 100 communities throughout New Jersey, through the coordination of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and the Sheriffs’ Association of New Jersey (SANJ).
“Sacrilege…plagiarism…they did everything but pay the original writer royalties.” Thus I incredulously uttered as the plot of director Todd Phillips’s “Due Date” unspooled.
This is the time of the year when Hallmark executives are giddy with joy. Christmas and Hanukkah are in the wings waiting for Thanksgiving to make a graceful exit. This can only mean that we are entering the season of gift-giving and, yes, sending cards.