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Astronomers Discover Oldest Galaxy Ever

Astronomers say a newly discovered galaxy is the oldest spiral galaxy ever seen.  Researchers at Princeton University say the galaxy is eleven-billion light years from Earth, and is an ancestor to spiral galaxies like the Milky Way.  A senior astronomer at Princeton said in a statement that spiral galaxies are exceptionally rare in the early…

A Handful of Races Held The Attention Of New Jersey Voters

As expected most Democratic incumbents held onto their seats in the state legislature as all 120 were up for grabs in Tuesday's elections.  The former chairman of the Monmouth County Democratic Party is assuming the District Eleven state Senate seat.  Vin Gopal defeated incumbent Republican Jennifer Beck of Red Bank in yesterday's election.  Gopal is…

Murphy Wins New Jersey Governor's Race

Democrat Phil Murphy is New Jersey's Governor-Elect.  Murphy handily defeated Republican Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno 56-42 percent in Tuesday's election.  Murphy is a former ambassador and Wall Street executive.  He will replace outgoing Republican Governor Chris Christie, who has been dogged by low public approval numbers for quite awhile.  Christie's 14 percent approval rating was…

Saint Peter’s Spearheads A Campaign To Tackle Opioid Addiction

It is thought that the opioid epidemic is the nation’s fastest growing public health crisis. Approximately 175 people die every day in America from a drug overdose. In the last four years alone, the rate of deaths associated with heroin overdoses has increased by 420 percent in Middlesex County, and opioid prescription pain relievers were…

Are You Losing Money Up Your Chimney?

Is it time for you to start looking into replacing your old, broken-down furnace? If so, you may want to consider upgrading to a high efficiency system. When it comes to older furnaces, you really do not get much bang for your buck.
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