TRENTON – On Monday, the Senate Law, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs Committee approved a package of bills sponsored by Senate President Richard J. Codey (D-Essex) that would crack down hard on motorists repeatedly caught driving under the influence or driving with a suspended license.
Red light cameras are successfully used in a growing body of U.S. communities, as well as across the globe – from Taiwan to Germany to the United Kingdom – to reduce accidents caused by ignoring traffic signals at busy intersections.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it’s never too early to begin saving money on gift purchases. To help its customers avoid credit card debt and an empty wallet, The Provident Bank is offering some cash-saving tips.
LIVINGSTON—Holidays are times when people enjoy spending with family and friends. Unfortunately, the holiday season can be a time for accidents and injuries.
EDISON—Nia Allen-Lee of Parlin, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, worked with fifth graders on Nov. 24 to launch a letter-writing and photo campaign established by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry for U.S. troops overseas.
I’ve said in the past that red light cameras are a mistake, and I’m disappointed that three municipalities in the state [Newark, Brick and East Brunswick] are moving forward with the program. Simply put, these cameras are nothing more than a money-grab for municipalities, and will result in more traffic accidents than if we did nothing at all.
RAHWAY—On the evening of Sunday, Dec. 20, Morning Star Community Christian will hold their eighth annual Christmas concert, “Christmas With the Stars,” at the Union County Performing Arts Center at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.
NEW ORLEANS, La.— This past week, an assortment of 80 youth, Groundwork Executive Directors, National Park Service staff, and youth Green Team leaders voyaged to New Orleans, Louisiana, to tour the city, explore nature, work a service project, and to share experiences in their hometowns as the Groundwork program continues to grow across the country.
EDISON – The United State Marine Corps Reserve will collect new, unwrapped toys for the Toys For Tots program every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 20 at the Santa Court in the Nordstrom Wing of Menlo Park Mall.
ELIZABETH—In order to help prevent the spread of the flu to patients and staff, Trinitas Regional Medical Center announced recently that it is restricting visitors to adults who are age 18 and older and those who do not have flu symptoms.
If you were to look into my soul, at least two-thirds of it would probably look a lot like walking through the front door of ‘Turnabout’ records in Garwood. This place is that cool.
New Jersey soldiers serving overseas send Thanksgiving greetings to friends and family members back home.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway held their annual Thanksgiving play and dinner on Friday, Nov. 20.