NEW BRUNSWICK — It was the spring of 1980. Jimmy Carter was president; Brendan Byrne governor. Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” was the number one song in the United States. And Middlesex County College’s New Brunswick Center began in a storefront on Albany Street.
CLARK — In response to new trends that are facing teens today with alcohol and alcohol abuse, Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark hosted a parent information forum on Monday, Oct. 18.
You’ve probably seen the headlines about major banks suspending foreclosure proceedings to reclaim houses from borrowers who have defaulted on their mortgages. This has the potential to be hugely disruptive—a milestone development comparable to the failure of Lehman Brothers in 2008, after which all hell broke loose.
Black history is a rich tapestry, a tale of the struggles and sacrifices, of horror and hope, an everlasting striving for justice. All Americans can learn from African American history.
“All we can do at this point is manage your cancer.”
Those were the words my mother heard two years ago when she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Once cancer has progressed that far, it’s treatable — but no longer curable. My mom had been given a death sentence.
NEWARK—A former mortgage broker and his purported co-conspirator in a mortgage fraud scheme were arrested Oct. 21 on a criminal complaint which alleges they conspired to defraud various mortgage lenders of more than $7 million by conducting at least 50 fraudulent real estate transactions involving residential properties in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
PERTH AMBOY — The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed Staten Island bound (eastbound) starting Saturday, Oct. 23 from 11 p.m. until 11 a.m. Sunday for milling and paving.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions grand prize will grow to $101 million for the drawing on Friday, Oct. 22. The cash option is $68.3 million.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police unveiled plans requiring new police officers to take additional training courses that will help them better understand procedures and the law.