TRENTON – During the past 23 months, 224,725 citations—an average of 9,770 a month—have been issued to motorists violating New Jersey’s cell phone law, which prohibits texting and talking on hand-held phones while driving, said Pam Fischer, director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety.
MADISON, Wis.—Whooping cough is becoming more common in infants – and a big part of the solution is for women to get a booster vaccination before they become pregnant or right after they give birth.
FLORHAM PARK — AAA and the Travel Channel have teamed up to help rehabilitate the bad habits of some of America’s worst drivers. The two iconic brands will partner in the new reality series “America’s Worst Driver,” premiering Sunday, March 14, at 10 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – Representatives from Perth Amboy Public Schools will present a check for over $19,000 to the American Red Cross to help with the Haiti earthquake relief efforts today.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services reports that the H1N1 flu virus remains active and that the chance of contracting H1N1 remains a serious health threat.
RAHWAY — In what seems to be a historical season, the Rahway boys & girls winter track team continues the program’s storied tradition.
ISELIN – Students at Kennedy Park School in Iselin raised $1,100 for the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief efforts through a “Hearts for Haiti” program. Students designed paper hearts and donated $1 to display them in the school’s main hallway.
ELIZABETH—A Union County Grand Jury indicted an Elizabeth man last month on charges that he attempted to hire someone to kill another man, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
ELIZABETH-These are memories from William Frolich: “A sad loss to the shopping public was the disappearance of the once familiar ‘five-and-ten cent’ store. Broad Street once had two such stores within only two blocks in the center of town.
NEWARK — NJ Transit today implemented an emergency spending freeze and told employees that it will reduce its workforce by more than 200, rollback spending on retirement accounts, and cut executive salaries.