NEW BRUNSWICK — A karate school teacher has pleaded guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, and, in a separate incident, improperly touching another 16-year-old girl, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia L. McClure announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – There was no change in the national unemployment rate, which stubbornly remains at 9.1 percent, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fourteen million Americans remain unemployed and looking for work.
WEST TRENTON – New Jersey State Police will focus on enforcing the laws and aiding holiday travelers this Labor Day weekend, Colonel Rick Fuentes announced today.
STATE – Utilities are still working to restore service to customers who are without power because of Hurricane Irene. As of 4 a.m. this morning, less than 4,400 PSE&G customers were still affected.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service announced it is granting taxpayers whose preparers were affected by Hurricane Irene until Sept. 22 to file returns normally due Sept. 15.
This is the week that I might reflect a little on the plight of the American worker. After all, it is Labor Day weekend and what topic could be hotter in this country right now than jobs and work except for the lack of jobs and work.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark has added a number of new shows to its 2011-12 season lineup.
Blood Drive • Sept. 2 from 2 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
PERTH AMBOY – The second annual Taste of Perth Amboy, hosted by the Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church on Wisteria Street and Sadowski Parkway.
CLARK – The township’s Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. for matters of personnel.
It’s no surprise that pregnancy causes many changes to a woman’s body. Extra weight, changing balance, and fatigue can all make sitting on the couch seem a very attractive proposition. But staying active can provide multiple benefits to you and your baby, making pregnancy an excellent time to adopt and stick to an exercise program.
PERTH AMBOY – To mark the observance of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Middlesex County Office of Public Health and the Middlesex County Cancer Coalition are sponsoring a prostate cancer awareness event in conjunction with the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, the New Jersey Asian American Association for Human Services, and Param Care Foundation.
WOODBRIDGE-Memories from Ed Wilson after seeing a 2009 column of mine:
“Diane, I was born in 1944 and grew up in Woodbridge, having lived there until 1962. We lived on North Park Drive, where the pond is located (part of Heards Brook.) It drew dozens for fishing in the warm weather.