LINDEN — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Infineum USA L.P. for 22 workplace safety violations, including exposing employees to chemical hazards, at the company’s Linden facility. Proposed penalties total $88,500.
ELIZABETH — There’s good news from the maternity ward perched high above Elizabeth’s bustling downtown streets.
The Peregrine Falcons nesting atop the Union County Courthouse had four healthy chicks, three females and one male.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman was joined last week by Councilman Jorge Diaz and Middlesex County Freeholder Ron Rios to announce that the borough will receive a $500,000 Middlesex County Community Development funding allocation towards construction of the town’s state-of-the-art “Health and Wellness Center.”
TRENTON –A Union County minister was sentenced last week for falsely completing, signing and submitting a Medicaid application on behalf of an elderly parishioner, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
May 25, 4:43 p.m. – Officer Thomas Sarnecki arrested Clark resident Ronald Hoetzel, 39, single, at his Sweet Briar Drive home on an outstanding warrant from the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Highland Park man was convicted Tuesday of endangering the welfare of a 9-year-old girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced .
CRANFORD – On Wednesday, May 26, Union County College graduated over 900 students in more than 75 academic disciplines during its 76th Annual Commencement ceremonies on the Cranford Campus.
MADISON, Wis. — Oral allergy drops delivered under the tongue could be a safe and effective alternative to controlling ragweed pollen allergies, according to a recent study.
Ever since Individual Retirement Accounts were introduced in the 1970s, the numbers of tax-advantaged retirement savings options – and participants – have continued to grow. One relatively new alternative that’s gaining popularity is the Roth 401(k) plan.
QUINCY, Mass. – Electrical fires continue to be a leading cause of home fires, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
CLARK — Children in grades 1 – 5 who reside in Union County are invited to submit their art work in The Arc’s first T-Shirt Design Contest. The Arc of Union County is holding the design contest in conjunction with its Fifth Annual “Step Up for The Arc” on Saturday, Sept. 25.
WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, has partnered with World Policy Journal to launch an essay contest on June 1 to identify the most innovative solutions to the problem of food insecurity in the rural regions of Africa.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?