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Edison searches for the “most frightening house” in town

EDISON – The town’s recreation department wants homeowners to make their houses scarier for the next few weeks. Edison will be giving away prizes for the top three scariest homes within its 32-square mile boundaries as part of the sixth annual Halloween…

Springfield car dealer settles consumer fraud action

NEWARK – The state Division of Consumer Affairs settled a lawsuit against 21st Century Auto Group, Inc., a dealership that sells high-end used luxury cars such as Lamborghinis and BMWs, in exchange for $130,000, a promise to satisfy dozens of…

Extreme Energy Solutions fined $1.1 million for sale of unregistered stock

NEWARK – The New Jersey Bureau of Securities has ordered Extreme Energy Solutions, Inc. (“EES”) and its president and CEO, Samuel K. Burlum, to pay a $1.1 million civil penalty after finding that Burlum and the company engaged in the…

Remembering the Past: Memories of Menlo Park Mall

The following is from Nick Tambakis: Who could forget those odd, square, orange colored columns throughout the mall that were wide in the center, and tapered toward the floor and ceiling? And the stand-alone hot dog stand about midway down…

Lesniak protecting wild elephant population

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Raymond Lesniak, who authored the first state law in the country banning the importation and sale of ivory products, will lead a rally in the nation’s capitol on Saturday calling for a national ban on the commercial…

Awareness of life-saving techniques has increased

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since…

Volatile crude oil arriving in Linden

The owner of the state’s largest refinery is investing heavily in rail transportation to haul oil across the country to its Linden plant, ensuring that more trains carrying millions of gallons of volatile Bakken crude will be traveling through New…

Cyber security czar appointed

TRENTON – New Jersey Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez today announced the appointment of David Weinstein as New Jersey’s first Cyber-Security Advisor based in the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Weinstein brings unique cyber-security experiences to the position. Weinstein…