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What Refrigerant Should You Use To Cool Your Home?

A significant part of the residential air conditioning landscape these days revolves around which type of refrigerant is used to cool your home. The discussion surrounds two different refrigerants: the older R-22 versus the newer R-410a. So what are the main differences between the two refrigerants and which one should you be using?
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2 Men Sought In Linden Car Jumping Rampage

Police in Linden are looking for two men in connection with a car jumping rampage.  Video posted on Instagram early Wednesday shows the pair laughing and leaping from car to car in a parking lot outside the AMC Movie Theater on Routes 1 and 9.  Moviegoers were furious when they discovered the damage to their…

Public Assistance Info Meeting In Lakewood Following Welfare Fraud Arrests

Orthodox Jews in Lakewood want to know what's kosher and what's not when it comes to getting public assistance.  More than two-dozen people, including several rabbis, have been charged with welfare fraud following a wave of recent arrests.  One-thousand people packed a private school in Lakewood last night for a panel discussion with tax experts,…

Bridgewater Denies DPW Discriminates Against Minority Worker

Bridgewater is denying that its Department of Public Works discriminates against and harasses minority employees.  Mark Garcia is suing the DPW, claiming he's been subjected to a "hostile and harassing" work environment ever since he was hired in 2005.  Garcia has hired Nancy Erika Smith, a high-powered Montclair lawyer who represented Gretchen Carlson in her…

Helipad Approved For Jets Training Facility

A helipad has been approved for the New York Jet's training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey, despite opposition.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation gave the okay for the project so the Jets could fly executives in and out of the facility.  Nearby Madison residents filed an objection with the state, arguing the Jets…

ID Of Child Drowning Victim At Sandy Hook Is Released

An Elizabeth girl is being identified as the twelve-year-old who drowned Sunday at Sandy Hook. Lifeguards pulled Bianca Palmer from the water and gave her CPR.  They got her breathing again, but she died the next morning at Monmouth Medical Center. Bianca was swimming at the national park with her family when the tragedy occurred.…

Teenager Connected To Police Standoff In New Jersey Arrested

A man is under arrest after being accused of robbery in an incident that led to a hours-long standoff last week in New Jersey.  Authorities say 19-year-old Edson Dorsainvill robbed a woman last Friday in Rahway, after which a heavy police presence formed in an area surrounding the Union County Performing Arts Center.  After failing…

NJ Gov Says He Could Slap Governor Cuomo For 'Summer Of Hell' Remark

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he could slap Governor Cuomo for coining the term "summer of hell" regarding Amtrak repairs to Penn Station.  He told a crowd at an unrelated briefing that his counterpart in New York should be more disciplined than that.  Both governors are pleased Amtrak finished the first week of repairs…

NJ's Christie Remains Most Unpopular Governor In Nation

Chris Christie remains the nation's most unpopular governor.  That's according to the latest Morning Consult poll which shows the lame duck New Jersey governor with a 69-percent disapproval rating. That's two points lower than April but isn't a big enough drop to move Christie out of the top spot.  A recent Monmouth University poll gave…