ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury indicted an Elizabeth man last week on charges of first degree distribution of heroin and various weapon offenses, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced yesterday.
NEWARK – Social media scams, using hijacked user accounts on Facebook and other social media sites, are on the rise and Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Consumer Affairs Director Thomas R. Calcagni are warning New Jersey consumers to be wary of “friends” who ask them for money.
WOODBRIDGE – After Aug. 3, drivers who are caught on camera running the red light at the intersection of Route 1 and Avenel Street will have to pay a $140 ticket.
STATE — The state should turn its budgetary crisis into a “moment of opportunity” for restructuring NJN and promoting the development of public radio and online public media in New Jersey, according to a new report from New Jersey Policy Perspective.
CARTERET — On Saturday, July 31, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Borough Council will join with residents for a ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the recently completed Ash Street Park rehabilitation. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Ash Street and Arthur Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Obesity in adolescents and teenagers is a serious disease that can be controlled through common sense and realistic goal setting, according to physicians at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Lottery announced earlier this week that it is working with local and state enforcement agencies following reports of alleged ‘winning’ tickets that have cropped up throughout the state in recent weeks.
ELIZABETH— Despite a diagnosis of severe persistent asthma, 13-year-old Samaad Bethea has a life that hums with activity. After graduating from Albert Einstein School this spring, he was accepted to Hamilton Prep School in Elizabeth, a competitive program.
Where are we building in New Jersey? A report released Wednesday shows New Jersey has just completed its two most sprawling decades in history. Rather than building where there are roads, rails and infrastructure, New Jersey has been gobbling up its remaining open spaces at an alarming rate. For the first time since this data has been collected, New Jersey has more developed land than forests.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Are you opening a new business this summer? The IRS has many resources available for individuals that are opening a new business. Here are some tax tips the IRS wants new business owners to know.
CLARK – The Gran Centurion Scholarship Fund is sponsoring a bus trip to the new Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa. on Monday, Sept. 27.
MILLBURN — Paper Mill Playhouse has launched an online video contest entitled Hairspray’s Dance Invention to promote the first show of its 2010-2011 season, Hairspray, opening in September.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Whether you break a sweat or take a leisurely stroll, you can help someone struggling with cancer. That is the message organizers of the High Speed Chase for the Cure 5K Run/3K Walk want to convey as they open registration for the eighth annual event.