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Police Searching For Man Who Abducted & Assaulted New Brunswick Girl

NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively searching for a man who abducted a New Brunswick girl and sexually assaulted her in the city last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced today.

Deadline For Storm-Related Disaster Assistance Nears

STATE — The deadline for flood survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Thursday, July 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced Monday.

Senate Committee Clears Bill To Transfer Property To Woodbridge

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would authorize the state to sell 15.5 acres of land and improvements which are currently part of East Jersey State Prison to the Township of Woodbridge to be remediated as low-income, special needs housing was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Monday by a vote of 9-4.

When Does Home Remodeling Make Financial Sense?

My wife and I survived two major home remodeling projects and we’ve got the battle scars to prove it. Like most people feeling cramped for space – thanks to two growing children in our case – we weighed the plusses and minuses of remodeling versus moving to a larger home.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that bananas are taboo for anyone who is concerned about rainforest destruction? Even if I seek out “fair trade” or organic bananas, am I feeding the demand which is causing rainforest to be cleared?

Tackling Your Kids’ Summer Boredom

With millions of American schoolchildren starting summer vacation, cries of “I’m bored” will soon ring out across the nation. Swimming lessons and trips to the mall can fill only so many hours. Before you give up and hand over the TV remote, consider some activities that can be productive, safe and fun for kids of all ages.