RAHWAY — Roosevelt School in Rahway opened their doors for the 2011-12 school year this morning. Principal Rocco Collucci, pictured here with fifth grader Vanesa Esquivel, greeted students as they entered the building.
Families across the middle swath of our country — from North Dakota to Louisiana — have a disturbing question to ask themselves: “Do we want a leaky pipeline pumping 800,000 barrels of oil a day running through our community?”
FORT LEE – Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono joined with Fort Lee High School students on Tuesday to mark the start of the new school year at an event to highlight the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights,” which takes effect today.
Many people suffered blows to their credit scores during the unstable economy of the last few years, whether because they missed payments, exceeded credit limits or, more seriously, experienced a home foreclosure or even bankruptcy.
CRANFORD — CancerCare will hold its 13th annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the run/walk will begin at 9 a.m.
Most folks need to work for a living, which makes Labor Day a very popular holiday indeed.
Most folks need to work — but some folks don’t have the same access to good-paying jobs that others have. In many cases, if not most, that’s not by design — it’s just the way things work.
Dear EarthTalk: I remember that medical waste, washing up in New Jersey, I believe, was a big issue in the late 1980s. Is it still today? — Walter Maliszewski, Camden, NJ
Crises demand steadfast leadership and true leaders emerge from them. Today, there are too many difficulties to name and too many elected officials who are yet to step up to the plate. The national storyline is still unfolding, but one thing seems too obvious to ignore – our leader of leaders, the President, has not lived up to his billing.
EDISON — It’s not too late to start college. At Middlesex County College, a special “Fall II” program of accelerated courses begins Sept. 26. Courses are offered day, evening, and through the internet.
WESTFIELD – Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-07) announced that his congressional district offices in Westfield and Flemington are accepting food and clothing to assist area flood victims in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.