NEWARK— The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved a contract that will provide security and terrorism awareness training for its frontline employees, funded by a grant received through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transit Security Grant Program.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County has expanded its program offering skills assessment and work readiness classes to low-income, out-of-school youth ages 16 to 21.
EDISON – Computer search engine Ask.com announced plans to close offices in Edison and Hangzhou, China.
LINDEN – A thief took a money box containing approximately $25,000 in cash and several bottles of liquor from a store on West St. Georges Avenue Sunday night, police said.
NEWARK — Rail commuters seeking a more tranquil onboard experience are in luck. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced a significant expansion of the agency’s Quiet Commute program on five of NJ TRANSIT’s busiest rail lines.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Research presented Wednesday at a national conference by a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), shows careful consideration should be given before initiating androgen deprivation therapy, a common treatment for older men with localized prostate cancer.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the I-78 eastbound Exit 52 ramp to the Garden State Parkway (GSP) will be closed tonight to safely remove concrete construction barrier from the ramp.
TRENTON – School bus drivers who leave children on their vehicles at the end of the route will immediately lose their jobs under a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Stender.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.