Stocks Soared Under Obama

The stock market, as measured by the S&P500, rose nearly 50 percent from President Barack Obama’s inauguration to the close on Dec. 31, 2010 according to the Global Macro Monitor blog.

More Snow In The Forecast

STATE – New Jersey residents should expect more snow on Friday. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the approaching storm and is anticipating snow showers throughout portions of New Jersey’s southern, central and northern counties.

New Rules Require Recycling Of Computers & TVs

TRENTON — New Jersey residents must recycle old TVs, computers and computer monitors – items known collectively as electronic waste, or e-waste as required by the Electronic Waste Management Act, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said.

Carteret Receives $350,000 For Waterfront Pier Extension

CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Council President Vinny Bellino have announced that a $350,000 grant has been awarded to Carteret through the Middlesex County Open Space Fund. The award will be applied towards improvements recently begun at the Veterans Memorial Fishing Pier at Carteret Waterfront Park.

Learn About The Pedal Steel Guitar

CRANFORD—Gordon Wells is on a mission to spread the word about the pedal steel guitar. Join him for a musical trip through pop, a bit of rock, some original melodies, swing and light jazz on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.