AVENEL – The New Jersey Office of Weights and Measures (OWM), within the State Division of Consumer Affairs, today joined the Bergen County, Camden County, Gloucester County, and Middlesex County offices of weights and measures, in announcing charges against 14 gas stations accused of misleading consumers by selling fuel with octane levels lower than those advertised on the pumps.
PERTH AMBOY — Tomasz Kasztelan, a seventh grade student at Perth Amboy Catholic School, won third place in the 7th-9th Grade division of the 2011 Freehold Soil Conservation Poster Contest.
TRENTON – A little more than a year after it was enacted, the Ice and Snow Removal Law is being brought to the fore again by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety as the calendar turns towards winter.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Pockets soon will be flipped inside-out and couch cushions turned upside down as youngsters begin their hunt for pocket change to support the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation as part of the “Quarters for the Cure” Campaign.
AREA — United Way of Central Jersey wants to recognize those volunteers who have given time to help their community. Volunteer stories will be featured on www.UWCJ.org on Dec. 5, which is United Nations International Volunteer Day.
From The Center for Public Integrity: There are 41 federal judges in the Southern District of New York, the jurisdiction where the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Citigroup for knowingly selling toxic mortgage securities to clients.
From The Center for Public Integrity: Worries about fires, explosions and chemical releases prompted the federal agency in charge of workplace safety on Wednesday to expand a special inspection program focusing on the nation’s chemical plants. Regulators believe the industry is particularly vulnerable to such hazards, meriting the closer attention.
From The Center for Public Integrity: The Obama Administration will be making some important decisions over the coming weeks that will determine to a large extent whether consumers or health insurers will be the biggest beneficiaries of health care reform.
HIGHLAND PARK — A New Brunswick man was arrested Wednesday and charged with smashing storefront windows of five businesses on Raritan Avenue in Highland Park, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced.