MILLTOWN — United Way of Central Jersey announced a partnership with Target in recognition of its Parent-Child Home Program, an evidence-based initiative focusing on the critical role of parent-child interaction in strengthening families and preparing children for success in school and life.
EWING — Patricia Krupinski of Elizabeth spent two weeks this summer performing community service and engaging in college-level coursework as part of the College of New Jersey’s Bonner Summer Fellows program.
We have waited long enough for the food industry to voluntarily develop standards to reduce the marketing of unhealthy foods to children. While the proposed uniform standards recently announced by several food companies are a step in the right direction, they do not go far enough to have a significant impact on limiting the types of unhealthy foods marketed to children.
Creativity is our birthright. This is not just for some people; it’s for everyone. We often get stuck in our routine, and when we even bother to think about that gazpacho recipe we want to try, or that book we plan to write “some day”, we tend to find excuses that prevent us from taking the first step.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will operate limited service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast line this evening, and will continue to route Midtown Direct trains to and from Hoboken Terminal, following a minor train derailment in New York Penn Station this morning.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police are searching for a 2000 to 2003 Jeep Wrangler or Jeep Liberty to determine whether it was involved in the death of an 18-year-old Perth Amboy man who was struck and killed as he walked along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy nearly two weeks ago.
TRENTON – A state prison inmate was sentenced to an additional seven years in prison yesterday for organizing a smuggling scheme that used a correction officer to bring pre-paid cell phones and narcotics into Northern State Prison in Newark, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN – High winds from a thunderstorm last night damaged property in a ten-block area in Linden, according to police.
STATE — New Jersey’s least experienced drivers are engaging in increasingly risky behavior behind the wheel. The troubling revelation comes in a recent study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety.