STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — ‘Tis the season of celebration — of families enjoying each others’ company, of children gazing in wonder at the seasonal lights, of chilly temperatures outside and cozy warmth inside our homes.
STATE – The New Jersey Education Association presented an education reform plan today that included a proposal to streamline the tenure dismissal process.
CARTERET — Over 75 percent of New Jersey library directors say the top priority of their staff is to help job seekers. Director Sharla Emery says Carteret is already ahead of the game.
ELIZABETH – The state Motor Vehicle Commission announced Monday that the Elizabeth Motor Vehicle Agency on Jefferson Avenue will be permanently closed at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31.
EDISON — Mayor Antonia Ricigliano, the Edison Municipal Council and the Edison Recreation Department announced the lighting of the township’s 25-foot live Blue Spruce Christmas Tree will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 8.
PERTH AMBOY — A collection of vintage spy gear which was used from 1940s to 1980s is now on display at the Kearny Cottage, 63 Catalpa Avenue in Perth Amboy. The collection is on loan from local enthusiast Andrew Dunyak. His collections range from spy gear, cameras, Apollo Space Mission items, WWII military memorabilia and maritime antiques.
If your preteen child hasn’t hit you up yet for a cell phone, you’re among a rare breed indeed. Studies have found that roughly 70 percent of 11- to 14-year-olds now use cell phones. Closer to home, our 10-year-old has been hounding my wife and me for months to get his own phone.
Dear EarthTalk: I see more and more organic wines on store shelves these days, but what options are out there today for organic beer? — Ken Strong, Wichita, KS
FLORHAM PARK — With winter weather approaching, the AAA New Jersey Automobile Club reminds all motorists to completely clean ice and snow from their vehicles before driving. When ice and snow accumulate on a vehicle, pieces can become dislodged, endangering other motorists on the road.
STATE — Law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints during the upcoming holiday season as part of the “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” year-end, drunk driving crackdown, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky announced today.