Credit Score Damage Control

Although not as unique as fingerprints or snowflakes, credit scores are highly individualized – and often mysterious. Many factors determine your score, which can change overnight depending on everything from last month’s credit card balances, to opening a new account, to applying for a car loan.

Lunch Box Derby

RAHWAY—The fifth grade students at Roosevelt Elementary school recently completed the Motion and Design kit in science. To close out the kit, the students took part in the annual “Roosevelt Lunch Box Derby.”

Passport Satellite Office Visits Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office, along with the Woodbridge Township Municipal Clerk’s Office, will be accepting applications for U.S. passports in the Council Meeting Room (First Floor), Woodbridge Municipal Building, located at 1 Main Street.

Middlesex, Monmouth To Share Youth Services

NEW BRUNSWICK – Middlesex and Monmouth counties would each save their taxpayers over $20 million – a total of $40 million—over the next 10 years under a unique Shared Services agreement for Youth Services.

Congressional Leaders Take On Recidivism And Corrections Spending

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A bipartisan group of congressional and state leaders and experts on criminal justice policy came together last week to examine how states are changing their crime and corrections policies through “justice reinvestment”–an approach that uses data-driven, fiscally responsible policies and practices to increase public safety and reduce recidivism and corrections spending.