NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General through its Division of Consumer Affairs has filed suit against a Rhode Island company that allegedly sold yo-yo waterballs to New Jersey consumers despite a state law banning sale of the toys.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac appointed nine new police officers to the ranks of the Woodbridge Township Police Department on Tuesday. The new officers were introduced during a swearing-in ceremony at the Woodbridge Municipal Building. The appointments were approved…
NEWARK–As the weather becomes colder, the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning greatly increases. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 170 people die each year in the United States from CO produced by non-automotive consumer products such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters, space heaters, generators and fireplaces.
BERKELEY, Calif. – According to data released by the federal Department of Education this week, 12 percent of college students who began repaying student loans had defaulted by 2009. A disproportionate number of those students attended for-profit schools.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will administer 5,000 H1N1 vaccinations to individuals within specified target groups from 2 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2010 at the South Plainfield PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue.
EDISON—Seventeen Middlesex County College students were awarded $1,500 scholarships in a ceremony in December. The awards, called Thomas Edison Scholarships, are sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
EDISON—After learning about the writing, editing, illustrating and publishing process, first graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison shared their published books with their parents and faculty on the morning of December 10.
ELIZABETH—At a recent ‘Science on Saturday’ session at Benedictine Academy, seventh-grade students from Holy Spirit School in Union (pictured here) enjoyed working with ninth-grade Benedictine Academy students to make a laptop-controlled robot ‘dance’.
RAHWAY—Gifted and Talented third grade students from Roosevelt School in Rahway participated in the Union County GT Brain Bowl. Rahway hosted the event at the Rahway Rec Center.
STATE—In order to vaccinate as many New Jerseyans as possible, the Department of Health and Senior Services notified vaccine providers today that they may offer the vaccine to all who want it.
STATE – While many are hailing charter schools as an alternative to what critics refer to as a “failing” public school system, an analysis of test data suggests that New Jersey charter schools may not be all that their supporters hope.
MIAMI, Fla. – On Tuesday, after one and a half months of rehabilitation at Miami Seaquarium, Ilya the wayward manatee was released back into the familiar waters of his home state. Ilya’s October rescue from a warm-water outflow at the ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery in Linden was coordinated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
TRENTON—With the winter driving season upon us, highway safety and law enforcement officials remind motorists to always clear ice and snow from their vehicles before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways and to use extra caution and care when driving in inclement weather.