PERTH AMBOY — On Monday, Nov. 7, Perth Amboy Catholic School honored War Veteran’s from World War II, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq.
“It was nothing dramatic,” says Dr. Karl E. Blake of Wexford, Pennsylvania, retired surgeon and member of the World War II generation, “but it was important, and no one has written about it, at least that I’ve seen.”
UNION COUNTY — Freeholder Chairman Deborah Scanlon presents a resolution to Michael Weinstein of the New Jersey Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network proclaiming November Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Union County.
Veterans Day gives everyone a moment to honor and remember those who have fought and served our country through their military service. While there are many resources and organizations that help veterans and their families, the federal government provides unique tools and services to help those who have done so much for our country.
Fewer than 10 percent of Americans can claim the title “veteran.” And while the great military phrase “uncommon valor was a common virtue,” has been so often repeated that it risks becoming a cliché, it is no less true. We must ask ourselves as a nation, are we serving veterans even half as well as they have served us?
MILLBURN–In the wake of the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) calling the abuse of prescription pain relievers an epidemic, The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, in communities throughout the United States.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow today released the 2010 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) which shows the overall crime rate in New Jersey increased one percent compared to the previous year, while total violent crime edged up less than one-half of one percent.
TRENTON – A lawyer from Westfield was indicted today on charges that he stole $189,660 in closing funds related to a home sale that were entrusted to him as the settlement agent, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
SAYREVILLE — A third man has been arrested and charged in connection with the fatal beating of a 28-year-old Edison man who was killed in the borough, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced today.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today signed legislation to strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence by imposing stricter conditions for bail for domestic violence offenders who violate pre-existing restraining orders or are found in contempt of a restraining order.