The stock market, as measured by the S&P500, rose nearly 50 percent from President Barack Obama’s inauguration to the close on Dec. 31, 2010 according to the Global Macro Monitor blog.
STATE – New Jersey residents should expect more snow on Friday. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the approaching storm and is anticipating snow showers throughout portions of New Jersey’s southern, central and northern counties.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Kenilworth man has been indicted by a grand jury in Middlesex County on charges of promoting prostitution at the Avenel-Colonia First Aid Squad, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.
STATE – There are two winners for last night’s estimated $355 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. The tickets were sold in Idaho and Washington state.
TRENTON — New Jersey residents must recycle old TVs, computers and computer monitors – items known collectively as electronic waste, or e-waste as required by the Electronic Waste Management Act, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Council President Vinny Bellino have announced that a $350,000 grant has been awarded to Carteret through the Middlesex County Open Space Fund. The award will be applied towards improvements recently begun at the Veterans Memorial Fishing Pier at Carteret Waterfront Park.
MOUNTAINSIDE — It’s that time of the year again, the income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in the mail.
CRANFORD—Gordon Wells is on a mission to spread the word about the pedal steel guitar. Join him for a musical trip through pop, a bit of rock, some original melodies, swing and light jazz on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Jan. 6, 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.