TRENTON – On Monday, the state Senate approved the nomination of Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff as state treasurer over the objection of Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union)
CLARK—St. Agnes School is attempting to meet the goal of enrolling 150 kindergarten-eighth grade students by March 15 so that it can remain open next year. As of Friday, the school had 132 registered students and has inquiries for over 145 students for next year.
LIVINGSTON – St. Barnabas Medical Center has announced its March slate of community programs, education classes and support groups.
On Feb. 11, former President Bill Clinton was admitted to Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City with chest pains. His cardiac surgeon inserted two stents to prop open a clogged artery.
SOMERVILLE—Former NBA basketball player Jayson Williams was sentenced to five years in state prison today in the shooting death of limousine driver Costas “Gus” Christofi in 2002, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN—City Council President Robert Bunk is unlikely to get a free ride for the Democratic nomination to challenge Mayor Richard Gerbounka, the independent who defeated former Mayor John T. Gregorio in 2006.
NEWARK – An emerging scam where con artists target grandparents is being reported across the country and Acting Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Consumer Affairs Director Sharon Joyce warned residents to be leery of callers claiming to be their grandchild and in need of money.
NEWARK—During the winter months, reports often show an increase in viral gastroenteritis, an infection caused by a variety of viruses that results in vomiting or diarrhea.
SOUTH AMBOY—South Amboy firefighters shoveled out the fire hydrants in the city after the big Feb. 10 snowstorm. It is important if you live near a fire hydrant to make sure they are visible and accessible for firefighters in case of emergency, fire officials said.