UTICA, N.Y. — The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off the Atlantic Coast has not dissuaded a majority of likely voters from supporting the Obama Administration’s plans to allow for expansion of off-shore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a recent Zogby Interactive poll.
TRENTON – With black bears now entering their most active period of the year as they search for food and mates, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin urged residents to follow some simple precautions to reduce the risk of bad encounters with bruins.
ELIZABETH — St. Mary of the Assumption High School will hold its fifth annual golf classic on Monday, June 7, at the newly enhanced Glenwood County Club in Old Bridge.
PLAINFIELD – On May 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a celebration of Cinco De Mayo will be held at Union County College’s Plainfield campus. The campus is located at 232 E. Second Street and the celebration will be held in the parking lot.
SPRINGFIELD – The AAA New Jersey Automobile Club and New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) will host a blood drive at AAA’s Springfield office, located at 135 Route 22 East, on Friday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MADISON. Wis. – Some people think that restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a joke, not an actual medical condition.
RAHWAY—Recently, Rahway High School students from JoAnne Campanelli’s advanced art class recently spent a sunny spring morning in the Rahway High School courtyard. The class spent the time studying and drawing subjects found in nature.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union Catholic High School juniors Tim Connell of Clark, Vincent LaRocca of Winfield Park and Sean Sarra of Linden (pictured left to right) have been selected to attend the American Legion Boys State program this summer at Rider University.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Sometimes there is a power that moves us to do something, to feel something, to love someone, to help someone, but we cannot see that power. Think about the ways wind has power and transforms and moves but we cannot see it. That is the way God moves in our lives.
PLAINFIELD –The Plainfield schools superintendent and two assistants were charged today with stealing more than $10,000 worth of educational services by providing false documents to send two Perth Amboy children to school in South Plainfield, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Jersey Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
ELIZABETH — Alejandro Cleves who served as the kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing upwards of 250 kilos heroin into the United States annually, pled guilty in court yesterday to a charge of 1st degree leader of a narcotics trafficking network.
STATE—New Jersey’s mortality rate following cardiac surgery remains at its lowest level since the state began collecting data, according to the report Cardiac Surgery in New Jersey 2007 released today by the Department of Health and Senior Services.
LINDEN – After a recent string of cat burglaries, Linden police are reminding residents to keep their doors and windows locked. Authorities are also recommending the use of some type of outdoor lighting during nighttime hours, preferably motion-activated security lights.