JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) is the first NJCU men’s athlete of the week of the 2011 season and receives the honor for the fourth time in his career.
LITTLE FALLS – The New Jersey Jackals baseball team is headed back to the playoffs for the third consecutive year.
LAKEWOOD – For the 11th time in as many years, the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team has led the South Atlantic League in attendance.
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?”
WESTFIELD – Congressman Leonard Lance’s staff will hold mobile offices in Springfield and Cranford on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to assist Union County residents and small businesses with Hurricane Irene disaster assistance.
Aug. 30 at 12:28 p.m. – Officer Christopher O’Brien investigated a theft at Jefferson Avenue.
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
President Barack Obama comforted victims of Hurricane Irene in storm-pounded New Jersey Sunday, delivering promises of relief while Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released news that it has approved requests for disaster assistance to all counties. Accompanied by Gov. Chris…