PITMAN — New Jersey City University freshman midfielder Alexis Frees, a Linden High School graduate, had a breakout week for the Gothic Knights and after scoring goals in each conference game, she has been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for week seven of the 2010 season.
UNION – Senior Lauren Matthews scored the lone goal of the match as Western Connecticut State University defeated Kean University, 1-0, Tuesday evening in women’s soccer action.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Sandy Cortes, a resident of Elizabeth, has earned an Associate in Science in Nursing from Excelsior College.
Bill McKibben, author of 1989’s “The End of Nature,” the first book about global warming written for a general audience, says 350 is the world’s most important number.
Congress should do the responsible thing and let tax cuts for high earners expire at the end of this year. As someone who has benefited from these tax cuts, I believe we must restore balance to a federal tax system that has been tilted in favor of the wealthiest 5 percent for a generation.
What a tumultuous year it’s been – a year of record weather disasters and environmental damage caused by our drive to extract more and more fossil fuels from the Earth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seventeen senators – including Majority Leader Harry Reid — today asked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to support $250 in emergency relief to more than 50 million seniors and disabled Americans facing a second straight year with no increase in Social Security benefits.
STATE — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority squandered tens of millions of dollars on unnecessary perks, unjustified employee bonuses, inappropriate sick leave payouts and a poorly managed health benefits plan, according to an audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC).
SOUTH AMBOY — The company that operates the largest privately-owned
commuter ferry service in the U.S., New York Waterway, is expected to begin construction of a new ferry terminal in the city, according to Council President Fred Henry.