Driving on snowy roads this winter could raise your blood pressure, but not just due to slipping and sliding! New data suggests that road salt used by many highway departments across the country to melt snow and ice is likely elevating salt levels in our drinking water.
PERTH AMBOY—There is a vacancy to fill an unexpired term for the Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency. The remainder of the vacant term expires on June 30, 2011.
EDISON—Students in the Youth Work Readiness Program at Middlesex County College collected food to donate to MC F.O.O.D.S., the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services program.
RAHWAY—A typical New Year’s resolution involves things like losing weight, giving up a bad habit or getting more organized. While those goals are important to the person making them, Literacy Volunteers of Union County is asking you to expand your 2010 New Year’s resolutions and help your fellow community members.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Army National Guard Capt. Jeanne M. Falchek has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
According to the experts at The Skin Cancer Foundation, there are five important reasons to give up tanning in the new year:
At the beginning of a new year, many Americans try to get healthy and kick bad habits. If you smoke, quitting should be at the top of your list.
ROSELLE—The Roselle Steering Committee honored the borough’s December Students of the Month at the Dec. 21 Board of Education meeting.
HAMDEN, Conn.—Christopher Drastura of Linden was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2009 semester at Quinnipiac University.
CRANFORD—Between the rescue helicopter hovering just above the treetops, all the emergency vehicles with their lights flashing, and the platoons of police officers and firefighters making their way into the woods at Union County’s Nomahegan Park in Cranford, it sure looked as if something big was happening.
CAMDEN—A Newark man who was the second-in-command of a prostitution enterprise that recruited and prostituted minor girls in several New Jersey cites pleaded guilty in federal court on Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
SOUTH AMBOY — Mayor John O’Leary hosted officials and the public Tuesday who gathered to mark the completion of a newly reconstructed train station.
NEWARK – A high-ranking soldier in the Gambino Crime Family pleaded guilty yesterday to a federal charge of racketeering conspiracy for his role in running an enterprise that engaged in illegal gambling, extortion, fraud schemes and labor racketeering, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.