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.
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka is canceling the Halloween parade the city has held annually for the last 60 years and he predicted there is even more scary news on the horizon.
EDISON — For many students, the essay is the most difficult and daunting component of the college application. Perhaps your student is completely overwhelmed by the essay and has no idea what to write, or maybe he or she has a draft that you feel needs some work.
UNION COUNTY— A public education forum, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield. The event is free and open to the public.
STATE–Fifty-one percent of New Jersey voters say they approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 37% say they disapprove, a 14-point advantage for the governor, and his best measurement since early in March, before his first budget speech.
ELIZABETH — Following a four-week trial, a Union County jury convicted a 24-year-old man of first degree murder for his role in the 2006 shooting death of an Elizabeth man, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
Dear EarthTalk: Is there a way to utilize the energy in my dogs’ poop? I have three dogs and lots of poop and would like to dispose of it in a “greener” manner. — Mary C., Wallace, ID
(SPM Wire) With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. Adding insult to injury, many scammers are now taking advantage of this opportunity to prey on these job seekers, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).