Members of the Class of 2012, As a former secretary of labor and current professor, I feel I owe it to you to tell you the truth about the pieces of parchment you’re picking up today.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.70 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
WESTFIELD – Veterans and active duty military personnel are reminded to take part in Union County’s Veterans Job Fair and Resource Event on Wednesday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at 500 Rahway Avenue in Westfield.
EDISON – There are more New Jerseyans living in poverty – including many dealing at times with hunger pains – than at any time in the state’s history.
ELIZABETH — Earlier this morning, Union County Superior Court Judge Frederic R. McDaniel sentenced Newark resident Hazma Abdul-Matin to 26 years in state prison for a January 2010 carjacking and high speed chase that ended in a police shooting, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination officials anticipate higher than normal populations of mosquitoes and an early activity of West Nile Virus (WNV) this summer.