NJ Officials Warn Residents About Social Media Scams

NEWARK – Social media scams, using hijacked user accounts on Facebook and other social media sites, are on the rise and Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Consumer Affairs Director Thomas R. Calcagni are warning New Jersey consumers to be wary of “friends” who ask them for money.

Carteret To Unveil Ash Street Park Improvements

CARTERET — On Saturday, July 31, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Borough Council will join with residents for a ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the recently completed Ash Street Park rehabilitation. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Ash Street and Arthur Avenue.

Asthma Cannot Stop Young Elizabeth Student

ELIZABETH— Despite a diagnosis of severe persistent asthma, 13-year-old Samaad Bethea has a life that hums with activity. After graduating from Albert Einstein School this spring, he was accepted to Hamilton Prep School in Elizabeth, a competitive program.

Report: Sprawl Spreading Rapidly In NJ

Where are we building in New Jersey? A report released Wednesday shows New Jersey has just completed its two most sprawling decades in history. Rather than building where there are roads, rails and infrastructure, New Jersey has been gobbling up its remaining open spaces at an alarming rate. For the first time since this data has been collected, New Jersey has more developed land than forests.