TRENTON – It’s graduation time across the country. Young people are exuberant and celebrating. But, every year, tragedy involving teens and alcohol peak during the graduation season.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that only a handful of outdated coal-burning power plants generate a sizable amount of the mercury pollution generated in the United States?
KENILWORTH — A West Orange man who allegedly spent the last several weeks representing himself as a major shareholder in the Jamba Juice Company to attempt solicit investors under false pretenses was arrested last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a bill to ban access to tanning beds for anyone under 18 years old.
TRENTON— State legislators joined with Food & Water Watch, NJ Sierra Club and Delaware Riverkeeper Network to call for immediate passage of legislation to ban natural gas hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a package of bills intended to make end-of-life care decisions easier for New Jersey families.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former substitute teacher at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Perth Amboy has been placed on probation for five years for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.
CARTERET — Wakefern Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S., will become the latest business to locate to Carteret, according to Mayor Dan Reiman and the borough’s Economic Development Office.
TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor was sentenced to state prison today for using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects when his companies were legally barred from such projects.
RAHWAY – Police detectives arrested the owner and two employees of a West Grand Avenue convenience store after seizing 1,500 containers of synthetic marijuana and $9,000 in cash yesterday, according to Rahway Police Detective Capt. Joseph Simonetti.