ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force continues to investigate the stabbing death of an Elizabeth woman who was discovered inside her apartment on Sunday evening, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said today.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono and Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle today unveiled the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” – bipartisan legislation designed to combat harassment, intimidation and bullying among students.
TRENTON– The General Assembly on Monday will vote on legislation that would revise the state’s contract arbitration system for police and firefighters and limit unused sick leave payouts for all public workers.
CARTERET–On Saturday, Oct. 23, Mayor Dan Reiman joined with the Borough Council and residents to dedicate the town’s park at Pershing and Essex Avenue to Dr. Bishop Willard K. Andrews, a beloved minister during his life in Carteret, as well as a World War II hero and community activist.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental benefits of the hydroponic growing of lettuce and other crops? — Bruce Keeler, Oakland, CA
LIVINGSTON — Everyone understands how important it is for children to get vaccinated. However, there is a significant role for vaccinations in the adult population.
NEWARK—In 2005, New Jersey’s urban municipalities had the largest percentage of reported cases of lead poisoning, as reported by the Association for Children of New Jersey.
CLARK — In response to new trends that are facing teens today with alcohol and alcohol abuse, Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark hosted a parent information forum on Monday, Oct. 18.
NEW BRUNSWICK — It was the spring of 1980. Jimmy Carter was president; Brendan Byrne governor. Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” was the number one song in the United States. And Middlesex County College’s New Brunswick Center began in a storefront on Albany Street.
NEWARK—A former mortgage broker and his purported co-conspirator in a mortgage fraud scheme were arrested Oct. 21 on a criminal complaint which alleges they conspired to defraud various mortgage lenders of more than $7 million by conducting at least 50 fraudulent real estate transactions involving residential properties in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.