Treasure Hunting In Our Treasured Places

Technology is often accused of turning people into couch potatoes. There’s no question that far too many folks spend far too much time in front of computers, TVs and video games – and not enough time outdoors getting fresh air and exercise.

Longtime Fugitive Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Investors

TRENTON –A con man who eluded authorities for 13 years before his arrest last June in Las Vegas pleaded guilty today to conspiring with a business partner to defraud investors in New Jersey of more than $1 million in the early 1990s, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.

Free Job Training For Elizabeth Residents

ELIZABETH – From Jan. 31 to Feb. 18, Union County College will be offer a free job training course in the restaurant industry to adult residents of the City of Elizabeth. This career-training course is for those who have a passion for food and who enjoy serving customers. Participants can also earn a nationally recognized certificate in Servsafe Alcohol Training.

New Jersey Blood Services Holds Winter “O” Blood Drive

PISCATAWAY – New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC), will hold a special blood drive at the Piscataway Library at 500 Hoes Lane in Piscataway, on Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. This unique drive will be open particularly to individuals who have type “O” blood.