STATE – The start of 2012 ushered in higher tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, but that’s just part of the bad news for local commuters.
In the United States, nearly nine in 10 abortions occur in the first trimester, but, until now, little was known about the 10% of women who have abortions at 13 weeks’ gestation or later. According to “Who Has Second-Trimester Abortions…
NEWARK — NJ Transit will offer additional service for New Year’s weekend.
STATE – According to a report released earlier this month, New Jersey is leaving more than $500 million on the table each year by not increasing its gas tax rates to keep pace with increases in transportation construction costs.
STATE — While New Jersey added more than 10,000 jobs last month, the Garden State is one of just seven nationwide that didn’t see a drop in its unemployment rate, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
SOMERSET COUNTY – The Somerset County Park Commission will be accepting natural Christmas trees for recycling from Sunday, Dec. 26 through Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.
SEATTLE, Wash. – A new research report by interactive fitness website WeightTraining.com has ranked all fifty states on which U.S. citizens gain the most weight over the holidays, combining public health research and medical surveys.
CLINTON – Unity Bank and its employees will donate a total of $14,000 to 14 food pantries in Central Jersey and Easton, Pa. this month, one service organization for each Unity branch. The funds were donated by Unity Bank employees and matched by the bank as part of a special holiday community service project.
NEWARK–On Tuesday, Dec. 21, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey received a visit from nine-year-old Justin Martin and his father, who delivered 50 bears from Build-A-Bear Workshop to give to children at the hospital this holiday season.
LAKEWOOD — Harrogate, a Life Care Continuing Care Retirement Community, is spreading holiday cheer this season across the Ocean County community by donating toys to Children’s Specialized Hospital and the Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities.