An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan shortly before 1 a.m. today. You can make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund at http://american.redcross.org.
SOUTH AMBOY – After a major storm forced the cancellation of last year’s event, South Amboy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set to return this year on Saturday, March 12.
TRENTON –Since nobody matched all the numbers in Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, the grand prize tonight is worth $151 million ($94.3 million if the winner chooses the lump sum cash option.)
Anyone who knows me can testify that I am a punctual person. I was born a month early and I’m forty-five minutes early for work every day. But not everyone pays attention to a clock.
Filmgoers who welcome hypothesis, wonder and flight of fancy in their celluloid outings will most likely appreciate director George Nolfi’s “The Adjustment Bureau.”
Craft Show • March 11-13 – The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival will feature approximately 275 artisans at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset. Info: www.sugarloafcrafts.com
When it comes to insurance, many people face the Goldilocks dilemma: Am I buying too much coverage, not enough, or just the right amount? How do you determine your proper insurance levels while ensuring you don’t waste money on unneeded coverage – or worse, leave your family exposed?
STATE – The state’s economy lost an estimated 13,000 jobs in January, according to data released today by the state Labor Department. Both the private and public sectors were affected, shedding 7,100 and 5,900 jobs respectively.
LINDEN – A city resident accused of pretending to be a high-profile promoter for well-known musicians was arrested this morning after an investigation into a concert scam, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – Confidential personal information – such as Social Security numbers, health records and child abuse reports – was left on state computers bound for public auction, according to an audit released Wednesday.