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Source: www.miamiherald.com --- Saturday, December 21, 2013San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and labor union leaders announced a new deal early Saturday, saying the final issue in their ongoing dispute has been resolved.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
Middlesex first county in state to ban fracking
Middlesex County Freeholders unanimously voted on Thursday to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," as a pre-emptive measure to protect residents from the method of natural gas drilling that critics have deemed dangerous.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Highland Park parents walk out of BOE meeting, host vigil in support of staff
Parents and community members staged a walkout of the Board of Education's Strategic Planning meeting Monday in an attempt to show solidarity with the employees whose positions were eliminated as well as with all of the employees of the Highland Park school system.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Were you gaudy or nice?
It's a rare, feature story that can sum up an event as garish, cold, puffy, warm and exuberant all in the same frosty breath.
Highland Park native working on unlocking the mysteries of a rare disease
Dr. Frederick S. Kaplan is devoted to helping people who have fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva , a genetic condition that causes bone to form in muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Highland Park congregants among those who visited Washington to push for immigration reform
Members of the Reformed Church of Highland Park joined two U.S. senators in Washington this week to push for immigration reform.
Senators plan 24-hour fast
The group has been on a water-only fast to urge the House of Representatives to consider an immigration reform bill that passed the Senate.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Asbury Park Press
NJ lawmakers visit site of immigration protest
New Jersey's two U.S. senators are planning a 24-hour fast in solidarity with protesters in Washington, D.C. pushing for immigration law changes.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Highland Park residents: New superintendent 'misrepresented' himself on resume
HIGHLAND PARK - A month after the Highland Park Board of Education laid off nine employees, including two top union officials, parents and community organizers are ready to fight back.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Medical Supply Store Operators Sentenced To Prison For Medicaid Fraud
The operators of a Highland Park medical supply store were sentenced to three years in state prison today for their roles in a scheme that cost the state's Medicaid program at least $150,000, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Center for American Progress
The research is irrefutable: Children who don't learn to read proficiently by the third grade face nearly insurmountable challenges not only in their next decade of schooling but also into their adult lives.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Fish Inc., Dunellen Area offers food and clothing to those in need
More than 40 years ago the Clergy Association of Piscataway and Dunellen saw a need to provide food and clothing to needy people in the area.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
New Jersey Jewish News
Two remembered for their devotion to shul NEW
Scribe Saul Teitelbaum of Brooklyn, right, assists Joseph Tabak, center, in inscribing the final letter in the Torah scroll dedicated in memory of Tabak's wife, Harriet, as Rabbi Eliot Malomet holds open the scroll and family members look on.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Elijah's Promise helps those in need all year long
When funds are low, Gertrude Woods knows where to turn to get a delicious, nutritious meal.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Grand Jury indicts two owners of Somerset County cash for gold stores
A Somerset County Grand Jury issued two indictments arising from a State and County law enforcement initiative known as "Operation Somer Gold," said Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano in a news release.