NEWARK–According to the National Mental Health Association, the holidays and post-holidays may be a time of depression for some individuals. The reasons for this increased unhappiness can stem from limited financial resources and family tensions to fatigue and unrealistic expectations.
My wife decided to upgrade her dinosaur cell phone to a “smartphone” and enlisted my help. Initially, we ran into the brick wall of decisions smartphone shoppers frequently face: How to choose among hundreds of available phones, pick the right service provider and predict which calling and data plan and other options would best fit her needs without breaking the bank?
LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 added a twist to American Education Week. For one day, the school had three principals.
EDISON – A township man was arrested on Thanksgiving and charged with fatally shooting a 25-year-old Edison resident earlier last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced.
CARTERET — The New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Authority has awarded Carteret $200,000 for the continuation of the borough’s small business grant and start-up loan programs, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Economic Development Office announced last week.
ELIZABETH — Groundwork Elizabeth partnered with the E-port Presbyterian Center, the City of Elizabeth, and local volunteers in a successful Saturday morning cleanup that attracted over 100 youth from the Elizabeth community, from points west, and beyond.
Patti Smith…if you know who I’m talking about, the name evokes a certain air…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today joined with 27 of their Senate colleagues to call for a long-term extension of emergency unemployment benefits to help New Jerseyans keep food on the table during the holiday season and provide for their families in the coming year.
TRENTON — Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver on Wednesday announced the Legislature’s focus in the coming weeks will turn to a landmark “Back to Work NJ” bill package designed to create jobs and jumpstart economic development throughout the state.
STATE – According to AAA the number of Americans projected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday will increase 11.4 percent from 2009, with approximately 42.2 million travelers taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home.