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Bridgewater man named chair of Somerset Health Care Foundation board

Paul D. Hubert of Bridgewater has been named chairman of Somerset Health Care Foundation, which supports Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. He previously held the position of vice chairman. Hubert is Global Market Manager for the Eastern Region of Citi

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:19:31

This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer

A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:48

JCC holds annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs

Some 300 attended the JCC's fourth annual Prom for Adults with Special Needs held Nov. 18 at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC in Bridgewater. The evening included dinner and dancing and was enjoyed by all those who attended. The JCC hosts social activities throughout the year for adults with specia

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:14:05

Commuter group denied latest one-seat ride request for Raritan Valley Rail line

Photo by Brian Trusdell MANHATTAN BOUND - An eastbound train on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line pulls into the Garwood train station. Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Chairman Peter Palmer recently said a one-seat ride into Manhattan on the route is unlikely in the near future. UNION COUNTY, NJ - The

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2017-11-24 17:16:57

3 detectives receive new award from Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon

FLEMINGTON - Three detectives were recipients of a new award from Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon County, presented on Nov. 17 during a fundraiser held at Lone Eagle Brewing. Det. Brandon Griffiths and Det. Raymond Mackiewicz of the Readington Township Police Investigative Bureau and Det. Bruce Sanderso

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 15:45:35

Davis Realtors expands its toy drive to two counties

EAST BRUNSWICK -- Stuart Davis, broker of record, announced that Davis Realtors will be supporting the nearly 40,000 Marines, Marine Corps League members, veteran Marines and volunteers involved in the 2017 Toys for Tots campaign with drop off points in East Brunswick and Ocean Township this year.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Car insurance rates and your credit score | Biz Brain

Q. I was told that your credit score influences your car insurance rate. Is that true? -- Driver A. It is indeed true that your credit score will impact your car insurance rates, but not in the direct way you might imagine. Auto insurers concoct their own scores in an effort to predict both how like

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 13:45:13

Search yields charges for dad of woman in shots-fired case

The father of the woman police were seeking after a shots-fired incident Thursday afternoon in Washington faces drug charges after he gave permission to the Warren County Tactical Response Team to search his home for the 20-year-old and they turned up a marijuana grow operation, authorities say. Ste

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 18:22:13

Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the


NAACP president focuses on Alabama

The Turkey Day Classic Parade is held in downtown Montgomery, Ala. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23, 2017. (Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser EVERGREEN - When the NAACP's new president arrived in Evergreen for a speech recently, he focused on current events as

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-11-24 19:36:48

YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv


GECA to present A Christmas Story

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts next production is bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. Dates for A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd are Thursday through Saturday, November 30, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, matinee at 2 p.m. Cast members are Ralph - Phil Johnson Ralp


Capital murder arrests - Three charged in August shooting

Two men - one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges - and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had


BOE votes pay raise - Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots

Chairman W.J. Grissett, Vice-Chairman Cindy Jackson The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: "that the


PCI tribe hosts 47th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow

The 47th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Thanksgiving Pow Wow will take place this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation, 6477 Jack Springs Road, near Atmore. The public is invited to enjoy a brilliant display of authentic Native American dress and exhibition dan


Guns in church - ECSO offers training for houses of worship

A seemingly constant stream of multiple shootings in the nation's churches has prompted the Escambia County Sheriff's Office to offer training that will help local houses of worship become better prepared if such an incident were to occur here. "In view of all the shooting that has been going on in


Sylacauga could see development of old Kmart property

SYLACAUGA - A company that was successful in bringing Ollie's Bargain Outlet to town is hoping to take another old building and renovate it for another retail establishment. Brent Frederick of Second Street Development presented a proposal to the City Council in a work session Tuesday to renovate an

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-24 22:39:00

Alabama to defend prison staffing plan in federal court

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson will hear arguments next week on the Alabama prison system's plan to hire more correctional officers and mental health caregivers in response to the judge's finding that mental health care in prisons is "horrendously inadequate." Thompson ruled in June that Alabama

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:45

Coosa County town soon to find itself without medical care

At the Triple R Cafe in Rockford, Jeffrey Sallas says the latest news in town isn't going down quite so well for him. "I'm very upset about it," Sallas admitted. The news is that nurse practitioner Jamie Chappell has turned in her resignation at the Rockford Family Medical Clinic, a move that caught


$10,000 Reward Offered for Arrest in Murder of Clanton Woman

On November 2, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of possible human remains found in the area of Egg and Butter Road and Oak Drive near Columbiana. With the help of the Alabama Department of Forensic Science, the deceased was identified as Melissa Ann Cleckler, 27, from Clanton