STATE — Gas prices continued their upward tick for the second straight week, following 11 consecutive weeks of declines, inching up 6 cents nationally since the beginning of July. The national average price for regular grade gasoline was $3.39 Friday, up 3 cents for the week, yet down 15 cents from month-ago and down 26 cents from year ago prices. However, prices remain 72 cents lower than the record high of $4.11 set four years ago this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following news that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) outsourced production of opening ceremony uniforms for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced they will introduce the “Team USA Made In America Act of 2012” next week.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present Ted Nugent on Monday, July 30, at 8p.m. Nugent makes a stop in New Brunswick as part of his Great White Buffalo Tour and will perform his greatest hits from the last 45 years. Tickets range from $35-85.
PERTH AMBOY — Councilman Fernando Gonzalez will be honored for his distinguished record of 36 years of service to the community with a testimonial dinner on July 27 at the ZPA Hall on Grace Street.