TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a package of bills intended to make end-of-life care decisions easier for New Jersey families.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former substitute teacher at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Perth Amboy has been placed on probation for five years for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.
CARTERET — Wakefern Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S., will become the latest business to locate to Carteret, according to Mayor Dan Reiman and the borough’s Economic Development Office.
EDISON –Pranali Soni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Pageant to be held Aug. 21-22 at the Hilton Hotel in East Brunswick.
CARTERET — The borough will be a participating sponsor in the U.S.D.A.’s Summer Food Service Program for 2011, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman and the Carteret Board of Health announced last week.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark nationwide for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. at 501 Green Lane in Union.
RAHWAY — Natalia Pavon, a fifth grader at Franklin School in Rahway, was one of six students nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
In the last decade the abuse of pain medications like OxyContin has remained at epidemic levels. This continued societal concern has prompted the Obama administration to seek legislation requiring doctors to undergo training before being permitted to prescribe powerful painkiller medications to patients.