EAST BRUNSWICK–June is “Home Safety Month,” an opportunity to educate and empower older adults and their families to take action and increase the safety of their homes. The aging population can continue to live safely and independently in their homes by implementing fall prevention and fire safety habits.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the BP oil leak is much more of an environmental threat than previous spills from tankers, and if so why? — Nathan Gore, Pawtucket, RI
RAHWAY — In May, the Young Women’s Leadership Council at Rahway High School held a prom dress drive.
RAHWAY – Republican municipal chairman and mayoral candidate Patrick Cassio condemned a campaign flyer set out on behalf of regular political organization Democrat Rick Proctor last week.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with senior class students from Colonia, Woodbridge, and John F. Kennedy High Schools, announced that the “Cast-a-Can When You Cast Your Vote” food drive is in place for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8.
STATE – An email making the rounds that warns of the dangers of soda pop bottle bombs is not a hoax.
“What’s your credit score?” That might be the question. But the answer is another question: “What’s in your credit file?”
ELIZABETH — A licensed pharmacist pled guilty last week to second degree insurance fraud and has agreed to reimburse an insurance company more than $235,000, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – A housing advocate said that state Sen. Raymond Lesniak is trying to redirect $20 million from the state’s housing trust fund to aid a private developer renovating apartments down the street from the Democrat’s Elizabeth home.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.