WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican Congressman voted to force states with tough gun laws to allow more people to carry concealed weapons.
CARTERET–The borough has received a fire boat through a Federal Homeland Security grant program, Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Randy Krum announced.
NEWARK – Continuing its proactive enforcement efforts against companies that violate New Jersey’s Predatory Towing Prevention Act, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced charges against two companies in Jersey City and Irvington.
ELIZABETH– Fourteen Elizabeth Public School teachers were awarded Innovations in Technology Grants at the Board of Education meeting held on Dec. 15.
Exhausting as a gifted but spoiled child who must show you how intelligent and resourceful he is at every turn, director Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” ultimately drains all the patience from your movie-loving marrow. Convoluted and flip to a fault, even the signature one-upmanship becomes wearying.
Mistletoe is one of our most iconic holiday symbols. You see it in pictures, hear about it in familiar carols, and either look for it or avoid it depending on your romantic status! But what do you really know about the plant, the origins of the many customs surrounding its use, and New Jersey’s unique tradition of “mistletoe hunting?”
CLARK– Girl Scout Brownies from troops 40549 and 40537, from Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark, had a special visitor at a recent group meeting. Sgt. Gillespie, the head of the Union County Sheriff’s Canine Unit, spoke to the girls about how the K-9 police dogs are trained to help them on their jobs.
Dec. 17 at 1:11 p.m. – Officer Daniel Pitts investigated a report of a burglary to an Arbor Lane residence
NEW BRUNSWICK – More than 68 percent of Americans 65 and older – 80 percent age 75 and over – have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to a 2010 report by the Centers for Disease Control. Left untreated, this chronic condition can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or premature death.