Robbery victim shot in Rahway

RAHWAY — A 33 year old man was shot at about 2:18 a.m. Thursday on Elm Avenue in the vicinity of Bryant Street. The victim was approached by two Hispanic men in their 20s who demanded money. “The assailants fired…

NCDC Releases July Climate Report

The average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during June was 69.6°F, 1.1°F above the 20th century average, ranking as the 33rd warmest June in the 120-year period of record. The June national precipitation total was 3.62 inches, 0.69 inch above…

Miss America will be Dairy Queen for a day

Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, will visit patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital, giving out free Dairy Queen Blizzards to promote the ice cream company’s Annual Miracle Treat Day, on Thursday, August 14. Since 1989, Miss America titleholders have supported Children’s Miracle…

Perseids meteor shower peaks tonight

The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brighter natural events of the year, will peak around August 12-13 so if rain clouds clear away tonight would make an opportune time to enjoy the cosmic light show. Consisting of tiny space debris…