WASHINGTON, D.C. — For 25 years, warning labels on cigarettes have gone largely unnoticed. As required by the Family Smoking and Tobacco Control Act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has enacted a final rule that requires graphic health warnings on all cigarette packages and advertisements starting in fall 2012.
LINDEN – Police are seeking suspects in three gas station robberies that took place within a ten minute span last Thursday.
ELIZABETH — Benedictine Academy’s Campus Ministry Club, Students Helping All Children, was honored recently by the national Jefferson Awards program as the top youth volunteer group in New Jersey for working tirelessly to raise awareness to stop human trafficking.
LINDEN — The K-Kids group of School #10 in Linden recently adopted a soldier currently serving in Iraq and sent boxes of items to him and his unit. This soldier was special to School #10 because he not only was a Linden graduate, but had also worked for the school system and is now the father of a current student.
June 15 at 3:17 p.m. – In the vicinity of 136 Central Avenue, Officer Dan Pitts arrested East Orange resident Alfred Green, 39, and charged him with shoplifting at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at 1184 Raritan Road.
TRENTON – Whether you’re at the beach, pool or lake this summer, the Department of Health and Senior Services is advising residents to take safety precautions to be sure their time spent near water is accident free.
STATE – As a result of two disaster declarations approved by SBA’s Administrator Karen G. Mills, applicants in New Jersey may qualify for disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration with interest rates as low as: 2.563 percent for homeowners and renters; 3 percent for non-profit organizations and 4 percent for businesses.
WARREN—Ed Potosnak, a Democrat who’s planning to challenge Republican Rep. Leonard Lance next year, welcomed Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) to Warren for a fund-raising event held in support of his upcoming campaign.
CRANFORD — The World Famous Alan Zerbini Circus is coming to Cranford on June 28, 29 and 30. It is being sponsored by the Cranford Chamber Of Commerce and TD Bank, and will be performing under the Big Top with two shows, at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., each day.