I couldn’t help but gasp when I saw the news clip this week about the arrest of a college student who charged twenty-five hundred dollars to at least six high school students in exchange for taking the SAT for them. Supposedly, this guy was a real pro at test taking. This must be true because he was attending Emory University, one of the most selective colleges in the country.
STATE – For the first time since he took office, more New Jersey voters disapprove of President Barack Obama than think he’s doing a good job.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities have arrested and charged a suspect in yesterday’s fatal stabbing of a 48-year-old woman in Plainfield, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
STATE – Is a school board member’s personal email address information that the public has a right to access under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act? The New Jersey School Boards Association doesn’t think so, but a taxpayer group disagrees.
STATE – Age affects how New Jersey residents evaluate the state’s quality of life. But it’s not a straightforward relationship. Young adults join senior citizens in giving generally higher ratings to their home state when compared to the views of middle-aged residents in a new Monmouth University Poll.
STATE – The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is advising consumers to discard Rocky Ford whole cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado that have been linked to a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis, an illness caused by consuming food contaminated with bacteria Listeria.
Illustrating how impressed I was with director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball,” the first person I called after exiting the theater was Hal, my friend and go-to source for all things baseball. The conversation went like this: “I just saw a film that will zoom right up into your first division of all-time best baseball movies.”
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman in Plainfield yesterday evening, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced last night.
PERTH AMBOY – Take a walking tour of “Haunted” Perth Amboy and learn about “Ghosts, Murder, Pirates and Graveyards – Legends and History Too” this weekend.
Five years ago today, Petty Officer Second Class Michael Anthony Monsoor chose to sacrifice his life to protect two of his comrades when they came under attack in Iraq.