ELIZABETH—The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG, has made free homework assistance available to the students in Elizabeth through the popular Homework Help NJ program.
EATONTOWN – The state Department of Environmental Protection honored the Edison Department of Public Works as a New Jersey recycling leader, Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Oct. 14.
About the only thing that sets “Couples Retreat” apart from the annual dozen or so movies of its formulaic ilk is that Peter Billingsley directs it. You know, little, bespectacled Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” (1983) who, despite Mom’s admonitions that he’ll shoot his eye out, prays night and day for Santa to bring him a BB gun.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Kristen A. Campbell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
As the health care debate continues across the country, many seniors are becoming increasingly confused by the charges and counter-charges on how they would be affected by reforms.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Twenty-three students at Union Catholic High School have earned AP Scholars Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams during the 2008-2009 school year.
TRENTON – The state’s unemployment rate was 9.8 percent in September, equal to the national rate, while overall employment declined after two consecutive months of private sector growth.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Public Health Department has received a limited supply of 2009 H1N1 Influenza live attenuated vaccine (nasal spray). The department is scheduled to begin H1N1 vaccination clinics using the nasal spray on Friday, Oct. 16, for healthy residents ages 2 through 18.
SOUTH RIVER—The borough’s parks and recreation director and her daughter have been charged with stealing approximately $650 that was paid to the daughter for work she never performed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South River Police Chief John Bouthillette announced today.
STATE—The recent death of a 15-year-old Elizabeth girl highlights a 34 percent leap in the number of pedestrian fatalities so far this year in New Jersey, according to a State Police Fatal Accident Statistics report.
TRENTON—Scores for New Jersey eighth graders on the 2009 National Assessment for Educational Progress mathematics test are among the best in the country and have improved significantly since 2007, Education Commissioner Lucille Davy announced Wednesday.
Two lawmakers are locked in a desperate struggle to avoid being expelled by voters in the 22nd Legislative District, where there appears to be a growing mood to ‘throw the bums out.’
With the state’s unemployment rate approaching ten percent, a looming $8 billion state budget deficit and some of the highest property taxes in the nation, it is clear that New Jersey can’t afford to continue doing business as usual.