WESTFIELD – ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery has donated $50,000 to the local chapter of the American Red Cross to support Red Cross disaster relief efforts associated with Hurricane Irene in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) joined four of his Democratic colleagues to call on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down on marketing by cigarette companies that misleads consumers about the safety of their products.
ELIZABETH – Winfield Scott School No. 2 received a donation of 4,000 books through Adele’s Literacy Library, an organization that supports reading initiatives in schools and other organizations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s state retirement systems totaled $2.2 trillion in cash and investment holdings in 2010, an increase of $213.9 billion (10.7 percent) from $2.0 trillion in 2009, according to new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. This follows a $610.8 billion loss the previous year.
WESTFIELD — Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-07) today held a news conference to discuss legislation he has introduced that seeks to promote the development of meaningful treatments for patients with chronic or rare diseases.
HILLSIDE – On Jan. 22, the 26th annual statewide celebration of “National Girls and Women in Sports Day,” Union County College’s women basketball player Shanique Owens of Hillside was an award winner.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are searching for the driver of a sports utility vehicle that fled after striking and killing a 26-year-old bicyclist, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and the New Brunswick Police Department announced today.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg today said the more the governor talks about providing lawmakers a choice in how to let marriage equality move forward, it becomes more and more clear that he is not allowing Republican members of the Legislature who support marriage equality to have any choice in the matter.
TRENTON – A trio of South Jersey Republicans are calling on Senate Law and Public Safety Chairman Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden) to post for committee consideration a bill that would make it a crime for any first responder to take photographs or video of an accident victim without prior written consent.