ELIZBAETH – The United States Postal Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service are joining with other federal, state, law enforcement, local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations this year to support the 13th annual National Consumer Protection Week, March 6-12.
TRENTON – Legislation to bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefit system in line with 21st century technology and help out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits is now law.
ROSELLE/ELIZABETH – On Saturday, April 16, the Elizabeth NJ Firemen’s Federal Credit Union will sponsor the Play Ball for Miracles Charity Softball Tournament to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the families of firefighters who have children with special needs.
TRENTON – A bill to create a new type of corporate structure in New Jersey that allows for-profit companies to organize in a way that promotes their social or environmental mission has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.
STATE — New Jersey residents can report potholes or any other road maintenance issues by visiting the Department of Transportation’s website, www.nj.gov/transportation.
TRENTON – A con man who eluded authorities for 13 years before his arrest last June in Las Vegas was sentenced to state prison Friday for conspiring with a business partner to defraud investors in New Jersey of more than $1 million in the early 1990s.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will begin its J.O.Y. Lunch and Learn series on Tuesday, March 8, as Etzion Neurer, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, discusses Anti-Semitism Today: Global to Local Trends in Light of Today’s Mideast Unrest.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. The health benefits of eating vegetables are many and include reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon cancer.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will hold its annual Spring Readings on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the University Center Little Theatre, located on Kean’s Central Campus, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union.