LIVINGSTON – An Elizabeth girl earned recognition in the Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation 22nd Annual Burn Awareness Poster Contest. This year’s contest, created to teach youngsters the importance of fire safety and burn prevention, focused on the importance of smoke detectors.
Personal preparedness is crucial for you and your family to be able to manage through an emergency, especially at times when you lose power or will be stuck in your home for several days.
UTICA, N.Y. – Less than a third of voters believe that their children will have a better life than they do, according to a new Zogby Interactive Survey.
The establishment of a system of universal public schools for all American children was a historic event for the world and the key to our Nation’s development and prosperity. It provided unmatched literacy levels for our citizens and a commitment to excellence as a national goal.
STATE – Voters are fairly evenly split in their reactions to Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released this week. Forty-eight percent are displeased with the governor’s budget, 45 percent are pleased and seven percent are undecided.
NEW BRUNSWICK — More than 20 percent of New Jersey’s population is foreign-born, and health care providers must recognize this multicultural population’s diverse and changing health needs in order to provide the best health care, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh said Tuesday in releasing “The Health of the Newest New Jerseyans: A Resource Guide.”
MOUNTAINSIDE — Unclaimed refunds totaling approximately $36.5 million are awaiting about 31,000 New Jerseyans who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007. To collect the money, a return for 2007 must be filed with the IRS no later than April 18.
Feb. 21 at 4:26 p.m. – In the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway southbound, Officer Marty Venezio arrested Keansburg resident Jakeem Calhoun, 21, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
ELIZABETH – The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs awarded the Distinguished Service Medal to New Jersey veterans during a ceremony at the Jersey Gardens Mall on Tuesday.