STATE– New Jersey voters will head to the polls today in most municipalities to elect members of their local Board of Education and weigh in on the school budget.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $143 million, while Wednesday’s Powerball top prize is $252 million.
LAKEWOOD – Jarred Cosart pitched six shutout innings, and the Lakewood BlueClaws cruised to a 5-0 victory Monday night for their first three game winning streak of the 2010 season.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster recovery officials today said that some common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive individuals of vital help from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 12 at 2:57 a.m. – Officer Joseph Teston investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at 411 Valley Road.
April 12 at 12:41 a.m. – Officers Marie Deering, Jeffrey Wietry, Marcus Giammetta, Philip Withers and Jeffrey Urban investigated a robbery at Route 1. The case remains active.
HAMILTON – Across the country, fatal crashes in roadway work zones killed more than 700 people last year. Clearly, this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week offers yet one more reason to take it easy when driving through work zones.
For many people, 2009 was a bumpy ride. Although the economy is slowly rebounding, times are still tough for those dealing with significant financial issues such as unemployment, lack of health insurance or foreclosure.
STATE — In recognition of April as “Donate Life Month,” Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh and Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Raymond Martinez urged all New Jersey residents to become organ and tissue donors.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the major threats to the Great Lakes in the United States and what’s being done to address them? — Saul G., Racine, WI
Earth Day is coming soon – April 22. Celebrate the wondrous benefits of trees and make a wise investment by planting a shade tree in your yard!
UNION — Walmart stores in New Jersey recently kicked off an employee giving campaign in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Recreation Department’s Talent Show took place on Friday night, April 16, at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.