ELIZABETH — A confirmed high-ranking member of the Latin Kings street gang was sentenced today to 50 years in state prison, First Assistant Union County Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.
TRENTON — Data released by the Department of Education today shows the majority of charters in urban areas last year outperformed other public schools in their host districts on required standardized testing. However, many of the charter schools still performed below state average.
STATE – A new statewide poll shows that less than half of New Jersey voters approve of President Barack Obama. Sen. Bob Menendez has similar numbers, but had more support than six potential Republican challengers that may face him in the 2012 election.
Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the upcoming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses.
STATE — For over 60 years, Girl Scout Cookies have been a part of American life. This year, girls in Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey will be selling cookies from Jan. 20 to Feb. 27.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Booster Club is currently seeking sponsors for the Clark high school’s spring athletic schedule posters.
Back pain during pregnancy is one of the most common discomforts that pregnant women experience. Many factors contribute to pregnancy-related back problems.