Middlesex County 4-H day camp starting soon

Boys and girls who have completed grades 3 through 6 are invited to take part in Middlesex County 4-H’s Explorations Week day camp program. The Explorations Week (E-Week) program, hosted by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program, will…

Housing market rebounding from Great Recession

Sales of new single-family houses in April 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000, according to estimates released recently by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Census Bureau. This is 6.8 percent…

GOP Congress backs Obama’s trade agenda

The House resurrected the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda Thursday, six days after his fellow Democrats set back the president’s months-long lobbying effort on the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership. Thursday’s 218-to-208 vote to grant Obama “fast track” authority…

Gay conversion therapy on trial in New Jersey

A judge has ruled that a New Jersey conversion therapy organization is potentially liable for the costs to repair the damage it inflicted on four young people by using dangerous and discredited efforts it claimed can convert people from gay…