ELIZABETH – A superior court judge sentenced a Plainfield man to nine years in New Jersey state prison for his role in a 2010 strong-arm robbery, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
RAHWAY — To help writers from all walks of life recognize how important writing is, the National Council of Teachers of English has established Oct. 20 as The National Day on Writing.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Middlesex County Coalition for Healthy Communities, together with most municipalities and Rutgers University, will join the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to hold another Operation Take-Back.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education announced that more than 3,000 families will be able to select the public school option that best fits their children’s needs in the 2012-2013 school year.
ROSELAND – You may never have thought of yourself as the environmentally friendly type, but what if going green meant saving cash? Don’t worry, you don’t have to live in a sod house and compost while wearing knee-high rubber boots to impact your budget’s bottom line.
There are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors living in the US. Thanks to advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer, most women diagnosed with breast cancer in the US will live for many years. But once the cancer is gone, they often face a new set of physical, emotional, and financial challenges.
The other day I got one of those annoying emails from a supposed Nigerian prince promising rich rewards for helping to move money out of his country. It’s hard to believe those kinds of scams are still thriving, but they are.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie has proclaimed the week of Oct. 24-28 as Post-Polio Awareness Week in New Jersey. The opening day of the week has special significance: Oct. 24 is World Polio Day, designated by the United Nations to highlight the need to wipe out polio in remaining parts of the world where the dreaded disease is still rampant.
CLARK — When the Clark Public Library first opened in 1961, a small store held a collection of less than 600 books. Fifty years later, the library holds nearly 100,000 volumes and offers audiobooks, DVDs, Blu Ray, e-books, as well as free computer and Wi-Fi access.
Ask any man about prostate cancer in Union County or anywhere else, and you may be met with an uncomfortable silence or abrupt change of subject. Although prostate cancer may be one of the least talked about diseases, it is one of the most common types of cancer among American men, second only to skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).