HAMILTON — The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. has joined forces with the New Jersey Lottery in an effort to discourage the gifting of lottery tickets to minors.
PERTH AMBOY — The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. is collecting clean, reusable coats now through Dec. 23. Collection boxes are located at 98 First Street, 2nd Floor, Perth Amboy.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Students from Union Catholic High School were excited to pitch in when a call for volunteers came in from Sister Mary Eleanor at St. Mary’s Parish in Rahway.
EDISON — On Dec. 14, the Wardlaw-Hartridge School community was treated to an eye-opening exhibit on dinosaurs during the second grade’s annual dinosaur museum exhibition.
(StatePoint) Who does most of the chores around the house? A recent survey by Cozi.com, an online calendar for busy families, found that both men and women claim to do most of the work!
CLARK — Students in Mrs. Peitz’s first grade class at Valley Road School in Clark recently enjoyed a break from their regular schoolwork to make their own gingerbread houses.
As millions of unemployed Americans struggle to make ends meet amidst an economy still in shambles, a note is quietly slid under the door: “Give us $800 billion in tax breaks or your unemployment benefits are history!” In a classic made-for-television cop drama, this is the part where the heroic police captain would emphatically declare, “We don’t negotiate with hostage-takers!”
TRENTON – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $104 million.
ELIZABETH — A Garwood man who is a suspected member of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty last week to extortion and possession of illegal drugs and will be sentenced to more than six years in state prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.