Coat Drive • Oct. 16 & 17 – The Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women will hold a coat drive for the Rescue Mission of Trenton. Coats can be dropped off at the entrance of the church, Washington Ave., South Amboy after the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday and between 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “BPA” used in plastics, and why should I worry about it? Are there certain household items or food containers to avoid because of BPA? — Tina Sillers, via e-mail
For a quarter of a century, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has provided quality education and empowerment to women and their families and helped bring national attention to this devastating illness.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man has been arrested on charges of fatally shooting a man who was killed in a hotel in South Plainfield on Aug 22, authorities announced today.
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today joined with the Regional Plan Association (RPA) at Newark Penn Station to unveil a new study that reveals the ARC Tunnel could reduce daily travel times by up to 30 minutes for thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters throughout the state.
STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.
TRENTON – An Essex County man was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for his role in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
Some people go into business for themselves so they can call their own shots; others turn to self-employment after falling victim to today’s chronic unemployment rates.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth High School student Alberto Carrion and Band Director Wayne Dillon have been selected to be a part of the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.
COLONIA — A Colonia woman has been arrested and charged with stealing $270,000 from the attorney trust account at her husband’s law office, where she worked as a secretary, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.