WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission announced a new crackdown on con artists who are preying on unemployed Americans with job-placement and work-at-home scams, promoting empty promises that they can help people get jobs in the federal government, as movie extras, or as mystery shoppers; or make money working from their homes stuffing envelopes or assembling ornaments.
ELIZABETH—Elizabeth Public Schools announced the 2010 Student Photo Exhibition and Competition called “Picturing Excellence.”
WAYNE – The William Paterson women’s (24-1, 12-1 NJAC) and men’s (23-2, 12-1 NJAC) basketball teams will enjoy first-round byes for the upcoming New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Tournament as the top seeds in the North Division.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey has strong gun laws that help combat the illegal gun market, prevent the sale of most guns without background checks and reduce risks to children, but can still do more, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
FANWOOD—The Presbyterian Women of the Fanwood Presbyterian Church recently completed a Sew-A-Thon for the Martin Luther King Day of Service.
Knowledge is power when it comes to heart disease, the number one killer of women in the US, and all women will benefit from learning more about it.
ELIZABETH—Members of the Students in Free Enterprise organization in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University traveled last month to Chumanzana, Guatemala, a community of extreme poverty, to help build and create a successful thread supply store.
In answer to the question I’ve most been asked since viewing Joe Johnston’s “The Wolfman,” only insofar as the lunatical idea itself is it true to the original. Even the spelling of the titles is different, “The Wolf Man” (1941) being constructed as three words. Fielding the second most posed inquiry, it is more gruesome than shocking.
UNION – In celebration of African-American History Month, the Office of Africana Studies at Kean University will host Here We Stand: Forgotten Moments in African American History on Feb. 24 and 25.
TRENTON—With the deadline for filing for school board candidacy quickly approaching, the president of the New Jersey School Boards Association urged citizens sincerely interested in education to consider running for their local board of education.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
NEW BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, Feb. 27, Rutgers Students and the Community-at-Large will gather to dance at “Murder Mystery Ballroom.” Music for dancing will be provided by Brian Nash.
EDISON – “Pink Day,” a program in which the Middlesex County College and Ocean County College basketball teams supported Breast Cancer Awareness, was held at Middlesex on Feb. 17.