RAHWAY — Rahway Middle School students in Colleen Tombs’ science classes used paper chromatography to analyze and identify the candy coating on M&Ms and Skittles. To begin, students studied chromatography or the separation of components in a mixture. Using water-soluble markers, the eighth graders separated the components that make up a marker.
NORFOLK, Va.—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Portia L. Marshall, a 2005 graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School and her command, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) homeported in Norfolk, Va., recently earned the honor to fly the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) pennants.
WEST ORANGE—Christopher Short, a resident of Liberty Street, Fords, recently received an Apprentice Completion Certificate from the U.S.
On April 23, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law a draconian bill that flies in the face of the United States Constitution and undermines the core values upon which this nation is founded.
The controversy over the NJ Supreme Court reveals another flaw in the 1947 Constitution. Most states fill judicial posts through elections. The recent decision over a vacancy would never happen in Pennsylvania, New York, or the other states, which use a democratic process.
LAKEWOOD – Brody Colvin limited Charleston to two hits and an unearned run through 6.1 innings, and the BlueClaws won 7-2 Thursday night to earn a series split with the RiverDogs.
EDISON – New Jersey grassroots environmental groups have launched a national boycott of all BP gas stations until the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf Shore region is contained, cleaned up, and the restoration of destroyed marshlands is underway.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A South Plainfield man has been indicted by a grand jury in Middlesex County on charges stemming from the attack of a borough employee, whose neck was cut on Labor Day.
WOODBRIDGE – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced new traffic pattern changes to the ongoing Smith Street bridge deck replacement project over Route 440 in Woodbridge.
PLAINFIELD – New Jersey State Police and Plainfield Police Department arrested five people in a follow up of a 2008 investigation. Two of the five were wanted on indictments for illegally selling firearms including assault weapons.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Two men have pleaded guilty to charges arising from the robbery of $7,600 from a bank in South River last October, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.
TRENTON – Bills protecting senior citizens and consumers, promoting bone marrow donation and pushing to bring a Super Bowl to New Jersey highlight the Assembly’s Thursday committee agendas.
NEWARK—If you are a parent with money worries, life can be difficult. You might need time to earn extra money, work on your finances or just unwind from a draining, demanding day. But your kids still need your attention, and they may have worries of their own. How can you parent well when times are tough?