TRENTON – The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Vitale and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, both D-Middlesex, that would offer extended health benefits to residents left jobless as a result of their place of employment closing.
TRENTON – Legislation to require retailers to charge consumers an advertised after-rebate price – rather than making buyers send in coupons or log on to manufacturer’s Web sites to claim their savings – has been released the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee.
This is the time of year when many people finalize their summer vacation plans – confirming travel and lodging reservations, dusting off suitcases and looking for games to occupy the kids on long road trips.
EDISON–The Edison Police Department officially announced its annual recognition of National Police Week on May 10.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand there’s an issue with the herbicide atrazine showing up in dangerous quantities in drinking water, mostly throughout the central U.S. Why is this happening and what’s being done about it? — Marcus Gerde, Spokane, WA
May 3 at 5:28 p.m. – At 45 Central Avenue, Officer Brian Renda arrested Roselle resident Dashawn Hope, 18, for theft. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date.
SPRINGFIELD — The Joint Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center will present information about the latest treatments for hip and knee pain on Wednesday, May 26, at 7 p.m. at the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Avenue, Springfield.
EDISON — Did you know that stroke is the No. 3 killer of Americans and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability? According to the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, six of every ten deaths due to stroke are women!
LAKEWOOD – The Savannah Sand Gnats scrapped together two runs in the top of the eighth to stun the BlueClaws 2-1 Monday night at FirstEnergy Park.
As some of you know, I have been working on an album now for, oh, since before the psalms of the Bible were written, and my plan was, (I thought), a unique one…simply voice, no musicians (not that I have anything against musicians…trust me…)
EDISON — On Wednesday, April 21, Anuva Goel of Piscataway traveled to New York City with her mother, Nalini Goel, where she interviewed celebrities Meaghan Martin and Matthew Finley, the stars of the Disney movie, “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.”
With winter’s snow behind us, it’s easy to be nostalgic about a very special aspect of a fresh snowfall: silence. If “silence is golden,” a book by acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton argues the nation we live in is on the verge of bankruptcy.
To read the barrage of criticism over this right-to-work state’s immigration law leads one to ask if the critics have actually read the law.