FARMINGDALE, N.Y.—As a kick-off to the U.S. Open National Championship, youngsters who participate in First Tee of Middlesex County’s golf and life skills went to Bethpage State Park for U.S. Open Junior Day.
CLARK-Phillip Trussler had a bleaching and calico print-works for several years, but in 1845 part of the building was destroyed by fire. In 1847, after the property had become worthless, William Bloodgood, Esq. of New York purchased it.
FLORHAM PARK—With the current state of the economy, many people are looking for ways to cut back on spending, including reviewing their insurance coverage. The AAA New Jersey Insurance Agency warns against falling into an underinsured trap when trying to save money.
NEWARK—Thousands of swimmers will flock to the Jersey Shore and to local pools this summer, and families should be mindful of the danger of drowning for children of all ages.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yixiao Wang of Westfield will join three other students from high schools in Georgia, Indiana and New York to represent the United States in the 41st annual International Chemistry Olympiad, the American Chemical Society announced last week.
ELIZABETH—Building on an initiative announced earlier this year to encourage shippers to use the Port Authority’s ExpressRail system, the agency’s Board of Commissioners today approved a new incentive program to encourage shippers to transport their cargo via new rail routes.
TRENTON—Teens and tweens from 28 New Jersey libraries will have the chance to win a trip to WWE®’s SummerSlam in Los Angeles this summer by taking part in the SummerSlam Reading Jam.
One of the unfortunate consequences of a bad economy is a stream of liquidation sales, where retailers slash prices to unload merchandise before going out of business. Consumers can find some great bargains at these sales, but there are pitfalls to avoid in order to get a good deal.
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. That is, unless they’ve seen director Nick Cassavetes’s “My Sister’s Keeper.” It’s not exactly the feel-good film you’ve been seeking. But if it’s a first-class, cathartic cry you’re after, be assured the adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s novel has a license to sadden. Even strapping he-men will bawl. Trust me.