Join the Great American Smokeout Today

STATE—Do you know someone who smokes and would like to quit? Help mark the Great American Smokeout today by encouraging a friend or family member to check out New Jersey’s free or low-cost Quit Services that have already helped thousands…

Vice President & Former Attorney General Indicted

HOUSTON – A grand jury in South Texas indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on for “organized criminal activity” related to alleged abuse of inmates in private prisons. The grand jury in Willacy County, in…

Fords Library Closes For Renovations

FORDS –The Fords Branch Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, for interior renovations, Library Director John Hurley said. The library branch, located at 211 Fords Avenue, is expected to be closed for approximately eight weeks to…

Perth Amboy Animal Control Disappointed Carteret

CARTERET—Shoddy service from Perth Amboy animal control officials has jeopardized some $90,000 in fees from Carteret that would have been due under the terms of a shared services agreement. The two neighboring communities agreed in 2005 to have Perth Amboy’s…

IRS Warns Of Stimulus Payment Email Scam

MOUNTAINSIDE—The Internal Revenue Service wants you to know there may be a scam waiting in your e-mail inbox that looks very official but is dangerous to you and your computer. “We’re getting reports of people getting an e-mail that appears…

State Issues Transportation Grants

TRENTON – New Jersey will issue $78.75 million in New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) municipal aid grants to fund street improvement, rehabilitation and safety projects in 372 New Jersey towns, a move intended to create jobs and help keep…

Students Support Soldier

Students Support Soldier—After learning the history of Veterans Day and why it is important to remember those who have bravely fought for our country, second grade students at St. Agnes School in Clark wanted to do something special for a…

Edison Named Best Place In NJ To Raise Your Kids

EDISON—BusinessWeek magazine has named Edison as the “Best Place to Raise Your Kids” in New Jersey. “We always knew Edison was a great place to live, work and raise a family, but it’s always nice to receive this type of…