MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – April Fool’s Day may be synonymous with pranks and practical jokes, but members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, know better than to be fooled when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.
Easter Bunny Photos • April 3 –The Cranford Chamber of Commerce has arranged for the Easter Bunny to visit the Clock from 10 a.m. to noon and the Gazebo from 1-3 p.m. Get your child’s photo taken with the bunny for $3.
STATE – Environmentalists and a state politician have criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to open parts of the Atlantic Ocean to oil exploration. Though the area is not directly off the New Jersey coast, it could include points on the Virginia coast and near Cape May in the Delaware Bay.
STATE — Census Bureau Director Robert Groves noted today that some parts of New Jersey are lagging behind the rest of the country in mailing back their 2010 Census forms.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Twenty-one adults and a 15-year-old male have been arrested following a six-month investigation of heroin trafficking in Middlesex and Somerset counties, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne J. Forrest announced today.
TRENTON—Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer today reminded motorists that effective April 1, they must now stop – and remain stopped—for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Prior to this legislative change, motorists were required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.
STATE – Three in five New Jersey voters oppose a plan to provide $350 million in tax rebates to Wall Street firm Morgan Stanley to get a stalled Atlantic City casino project moving again, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ poll.
ELIZABETH — Five City Council members who voted to give themselves pay hikes after the 2008 election, following a six month local job loss of 1,500 and the onset of the global financial crisis, are angry that a group of Democrats is informing voters about their actions.
STATE—Gov. Chris Christie’s voter approval slipped noticeably from earlier in the month, but he remains ahead, 43% approving to 32% disapproving of the job he’s doing, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
RAHWAY – The city will have a new mayor next year; James Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election. Kennedy will have served 20 years in office when his term ends.