STATE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued its 25th annual report on the amount of toxic chemicals released in 2010 to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New Jersey.
NEWARK — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered heroin concealed in bottles of scotch on New Year’s Eve.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before Congress’ holiday recess, U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ-13) introduced legislation to expand and further coordinate efforts towards research for Tourette syndrome.
NEWARK – The staging place for the undercover operation was a four bedroom, three bathroom Cape Cod-style dwelling that, like many homes in its Lyndhurst neighborhood, suffered extensive structural and mold damage as a result of floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
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…