Recently, a man stepping off a curb near my office was struck and killed by a passing bus. Only 49, he clearly had many productive years ahead. Reading about it reminded me how quickly unexpected accidents can turn your family upside down, and how vitally important proper planning is.
DOVER — Dover Business College Vice President of Academic Affairs Karl Soehnlein, PhD, has announced that students from Union County, have been named to the Dean’s List at Dover Business College for the Winter 2010 Quarter.
ATLANTIC CITY — In a recent ceremony at the New Jersey Dental Association’s (NJDA) 140th Garden State Dental Conference & Expo in Atlantic City, Richard B. Kahn, DDS, was sworn in as the organization’s president for the 2010-2011 year.
LAKEWOOD – The BlueClaws offensive woes continued Monday afternoon, as Lakewood dropped the last game of a five-game homestand to the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-2.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Today more than ever, college graduates want to be armed with experience in their fields. By the time Megan Arico of Piscataway and Jason Silvitch of Colonia graduated from Drexel University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Co-op program, they had already spent three years getting valuable on-the-job training.
This is a devastating day for children and public education in New Jersey. On the heels of more than $1.3 billion in cuts to public education, the Legislature and the governor have put an ill-conceived and shortsighted policy in place that will prevent our public schools from ever climbing out of the hole that has been dug for them by the state.
The last few weeks have brought the fresh taste of high quality, locally grown fruits and vegetables to many New Jerseyans. The Garden State still produces some of the best tomatoes and corn in the world! We should all take note, however, of a new inventory of our disappearing farmland nationwide.
Last week Governor Christie announced his solution to replenish the dwindling Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which is projected to be insolvent by June 2011.
ELIZABETH — Authorities arrested a Somerset County man on Friday and charged him with first degree kidnapping and first degree aggravated sexual assault, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – The Assembly approved Gov. Chris Christie’s revised proposal to cap future property tax increases at two percent per year on Monday. Legislators passed the changes by a 73-4, allowing the bill to become law.
TRENTON — State Senator Steve Oroho (R-Sussex) introduced legislation last week that would cap state spending increases at two percent annually. This legislation comes on the heels of the two percent property tax cap passed by the Senate.
TRENTON – More than 2,000 weevils were released Friday in Union County. The tiny bug’s mission — to eat every mile-a-minute weed in sight.
STATE — As census takers across the nation finish the 2010 Census door-to-door follow-up operation, the U.S. Census Bureau has entered the quality assurance phase, where select households around the country will be contacted by a census worker.