TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher urged consumers to ask for locally-grown poinsettias when purchasing the plant for the holidays this year.
LINDEN – Linden School No. 9 recently held its annual holiday concert.
PERTH AMBOY — Having completed the collection phase of material for the Perth Amboy Jewish history book, best-selling author Robert Spector is now organizing and writing the book.
UNION – The Kean University men’s basketball team nearly rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit, however University of Scranton held on for a 94-90 win over the host Cougars in non-conference action on Monday evening.
The holiday season is usually full of peace, love and joy. The post-holiday season, however, is always full of trashcans overflowing with torn wrapping paper, cardboard boxes and plastic packaging.
In light of the recent events surrounding the layoffs of seven firemen, I feel compelled to point out a few details that seem to be omitted from most publications regarding this heated issue in our community.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) to abolish the state Council on Affordable Housing was approved 43-32 Monday by the Assembly.
STATE – The Geminid meteor shower peaks early tomorrow morning, between midnight and sunrise. Although the weather forecast calls for cloudy skies tonight, if they clear New Jersey residents could see between 50 and 120 meteors per hour.
ELIZABETH –A Union Township man pleaded guilty today to stealing a company’s Internet domain name and selling it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer.