STATE – Only eight percent of Americans rank Atlantic City as their top casino destination, according to a national telephone poll conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. Las Vegas was the top choice of 47 percent of adults, while New Orleans was the top pick of 10 percent. Reno (five percent) and St. Louis (four percent) rounded out the list.
(NAPSI)—While everyone needs to be careful when taking medication, older adults face particular challenges. Often, they take more than one medicine at a time and they may not metabolize drugs as well as they once did, raising the risk of complications.
Once upon a time, (back in the 70’s), a little known band released a little album with a little pyramid on the cover, that would, over time, end up taking over the Billboard chart for longer than any other album in music history…
STATE — When a loved one suffers a stroke, it can be overwhelming for family members who will most likely become the caregivers. There are countless questions.
STATE – Law enforcement officials are maintaining a state of heightened vigilance following the death of Osama bin Laden, particularly around New Jersey’s transportation hubs. Officials note that there have been no specific threats made.
Almost 10 years – 3,519 days – after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, U.S. forces tracked Osama bin Laden to a compound in Pakistan. A U.S. Navy SEAL team launched an assault on that compound, killing the terrorist responsible for the deaths of nearly 3,000 American citizens.
CARTERET — Sgt. 1st Class Scott Strohmeier, who passed away as a result of natural causes on Friday, April 22, will be laid to rest tomorrow with a service in Carteret. Flags at the borough municipal buildings will be flown at half-staff, per an executive order by Mayor Daniel Reiman.
FLORHAM PARK –With gas prices approaching record levels, motorists who attempt to stretch a tank of gas too far could end up stranded at the roadside. AAA cautions drivers not to allow your car to run out of fuel-it could put you in a potentially dangerous situation and could also result in costly repair bills.
EDISON – Through a joint effort, a $2.4 million contract has been awarded for the long-awaited restoration of Edison Memorial Tower, a historic structure at Edison State Park honoring the work of inventor Thomas Alva Edison, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Edison Memorial Tower Corporation President Nancy Zerbe announced Thursday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Computer training classes to help job seekers improve their computer and job search skills under the NJ State Library’s $5.1 million Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) grant are underway in Middlesex County at the libraries in Woodbridge, Jamesburg, Carteret and South Amboy.