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Drivers Distracted By Dogs

HAMILTON – Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and even day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle this can mean added distractions for the driver.

Concert Series Continues With Tom Timko

WOODBRIDGE–The Barron Arts Center will present Tom Timko and Friends on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. as part of the “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Kids, Cars And Congestion Coming To A School Zone Near You

FLORHAM PARK–In a few weeks, the lazy days of summer will end and a new school year will begin. Back-to-school season means increased child pedestrian activity and traffic congestion in and around neighborhoods and school zones.

State Comptroller Report Criticizes Municipal Tax Abatement Program

TRENTON — New Jersey’s municipal tax abatement program is pulling critical funding away from school districts and leaving taxpayers to pick up the costs, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.

Statewide Drunk Driving Crackdown Begins this Weekend

TRENTON — Police officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual summer “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.

Closing Of Delilah’s Den in South Amboy Ends Quarter-Century Quest

SOUTH AMBOY – August 11, 2010 – When John T. O’Leary was sworn in as the mayor of South Amboy in 1986, the city was known for its sea of unruly bars and venues for adult entertainment that attracted people from all over.

College & Career Readiness Growing Among ACT-Tested U.S. High School Graduates

IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT-tested U.S. high school graduates appear to be making slow but steady progress at becoming ready for college and career, according to ACT’s annual Condition of College and Career Readiness report for 2010, released today.