Insurer Lends a Hand in the Fight Against Cancer

NEW BRUNSWICK – After raising nearly $50,000 over the past two years to support research, treatment, prevention, and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company has kicked off its 2011 “Quotes for a Cure” program.

College Groups Collect Food

EDISON — The Middlesex County College Alumni Association and Democracy House, the college’s Service Learning program, combined to collect food for Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (M.C.F.O.O.D.S.) during the Student Activities Fair in September.

Learn About Solar Energy At Upcoming Free Seminar

PISCATAWAY –1st Light Energy will conduct a free solar seminar at Sukh Sagar Restaurant in Piscataway on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Consumers that are tired of paying more for their electric bill will learn how they could reduce and even eliminate their monthly electric bills by going solar.

NJDA Seeks Large Animal Emergency Shelter Facilities

TRENTON – As the result of Hurricane Irene, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture worked with county governments to make facilities available to those large livestock animal owners who needed to evacuate their farms or found themselves without power or water or access to their farms.

“Bath Salts” Drug Raids Lead To Arrests

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Six individuals have been arrested in a series of narcotics raids that also led to the seizure of more than $163,000 in synthetic marijuana and a chemical powder known as “bath salts,” which were being sold illegally at three smoke shops and a gas station convenience store in Middlesex County, Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.