STATE – The New Jersey State Library and local libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” during their local library’s Summer Reading Program by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Aug., 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(StatePoint) As more kids than ever, at younger and younger ages, use the family computer for homework and play, it’s important for parents to teach their kids about Internet safety and security.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher is asking campers to leave their firewood at home to prevent the spread of insects that pose a potential threat to the Garden State’s forests.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. – Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in August 2010 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College named 247 students to the spring 2010 Dean’s list, according to Patrick R. Progar, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs.
UNION – Kean University announced last week that men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field will no longer compete at the intercollegiate level. School officials said that this decision was based on a number of factors, including but not limited to the declining number of women competing over the last several years.
CAMDEN- The Newark Bears defeated the Camden Riversharks 19-11 in their highest-scoring game of the season on Sunday at Campbell’s Field in Camden.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A South Plainfield man pleaded guilty today to a charge of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
SUMMIT – Prosecutors announced two additional arrests in connection with the fatal beating of a 47-year-old Summit man, and said that charges against three previously-arrested suspects have been upgraded to felony murder.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Two more New Brunswick Parking Authority employees have been charged in a continuing investigation into the theft of thousands of dollars in parking fees, officials announced today.
STATE – A study funded in part by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey finds that a planned trans-Hudson passenger rail tunnel will boost home values near train stations on NJ TRANSIT lines by $19,000 on average.
EAST RUTHERFORD – New Jersey’s industrial real estate market through the first half of 2010 showed renewed progress following a couple of challenging years, according to commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.