NEWARK – The former president and owner of Spinal Care & Rehabilitation Center, a chiropractic clinic in Rahway, pleaded guilty today in connection with his scheme to stage automobile accidents in order to send the participants in the accidents to his clinic for purported treatment, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
[unemployment] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-three percent of America’s unemployed have been jobless for a year or longer, the highest rate since World War II, according to a study released this week by the Pew Economic Policy Group.
MOUNTAINSIDE— Victims of severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides beginning March 12 in New Jersey may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.
LINDEN—Sanitation workers found garbage bags containing two dismembered human bodies on Monday, about one week after Councilman Derek Armstead said that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
STATE—New Jerseyans continue to worry about their job security, according to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
MOUNTAINSIDE –– With the April 15 tax filing deadline right around the corner, the IRS offers taxpayers who have not yet filed a few last-minute tips.
CARTERET—The Carteret Knights of Columbus are helping a well-known Carteret karate school that sustained damage to its roof during the storm of March 13-14.
Dear EarthTalk: Oceans are in big trouble and I understand President Obama is creating a high level ocean council to address them. What are the major issues? — Steve Sullivan, Bothell, WA
FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.
March 30 at 9:54 a.m. – Officer Pat Grady investigated a report of a stolen purse from a patron of Marshall’s Department Store at 45 Central Avenue.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The death and near extinction of countless species of frogs and other amphibians may all stem from a pregnancy test developed in South Africa, a research biologist working in Honduras told an audience recently at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
LINDEN – A Linden man was arrested for disorderly conduct and various weapons charges after he allegedly shot a pit bull that had reportedly attacked his pet pug dog, police said.