STATE – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin criticized Gov. Chris Christie for making what she termed a “rookie mistake” when he made comments about Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich this weekend.
It is not a simple matter to create a program to grow and dispense marijuana in New Jersey for medicinal use. The Department of Health and Seniors Services, along with the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Agriculture and other state agencies, is building a new, secure network of nonprofit Alternative Treatment Centers (ATC) from the ground up to provide qualified patients with access to medicinal marijuana.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears professional baseball team announced the additions of two former major league players to their coaching staff today.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Teams are being formed for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Office’s Spring Slo-Pitch Softball Leagues. The Men’s Sunday league begins play in late March, and the Thursday night Co-Ed league begins play in early April.
STATE — Looking for a chance to share your life experience? The American Heart Association invites New Jersey women from all walks of life to share their story at a free Go Red For Women Connect Casting Call on Friday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the Macy’s wing at Woodbridge Center Mall in Woodbridge.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Dress for Success Mercer County recently announced the appointment of Lorrie Klaric as executive director. The organization helps disadvantaged women in central NJ obtain employment.
NEWARK — Barry Ash, 55 of Maplewood, woke up on Friday morning at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center feeling cold. “It was strange. My legs were shivering, but my head was sweating,” Mr. Ash recounted. He was emerging from medically induced hypothermia that saved his brain function following a massive heart attack.
EDISON –Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, will award a college scholarship to one student from every community that is home to a Simon property, including Menlo Park Mall in Edison and Brunswick Square Mall in East Brunswick.
HAMILTON – New cars may not come with a spare tire for much longer. To meet new government fuel efficiency standards, some vehicle manufactures are omitting heavy spare tires and equipping new vehicles with an emergency sealant and inflator kit or tires that if damaged can run reasonable distances without air.