TEWKSBURY—Conservative Republican businessman David Larsen, today announced his candidacy for the U.S. Congress, to represent New Jersey’s 7th District. Larsen, chairman of the Right Direction Organization, is seeking to oust the incumbent Republican Leonard Lance in the June primary.
STATE – Over the past four years, AAA has recorded a steady increase in the average age of vehicles needing emergency roadside assistance. In 2008, the typical age of a vehicle needing roadside service was 6 years old. Today, that number has quickly grown to 9 years.
NORTH BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) reminds families to take time during the winter months to review the dangers of fire with their loved ones. Incidents of fire occur frequently during the winter months, largely due to heating sources in homes.
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.