TRENTON – Legislation to restrict the towing of handicapped vehicles and require 24-hour access to towed vehicles was approved 70-3-2 by the Assembly on Thursday.
I was in a film noir blah. There I sat once again, alone at my desk in the dim basement. It was Oscar picking time, that annual humbling when the critic is muscled into shedding all pretense of dignity and assumes the role of common handicapper. The Yanks were in the Florida sun, readying for the show. Me? I was making like a gambler, hoping to be a lucky so and so.
TRENTON – In an effort to reduce an impending automatic tax hike for New Jersey employers, Gov. Chris Christie proposed cutting the maximum weekly unemployment benefit payment by $50 and imposing a one-week waiting period before applicants could collect benefits.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Edison man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and endangering the welfare of a 20-month-old child, who was abandoned at a gas station in Newark, Del. over the weekend.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—By some key measures, Americans ages 18 to 29 are considerably less religious than older Americans, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.
TRENTON – State Division on Civil Rights Director Chinh Q. Le announced Wednesday that his office has issued a finding of probable cause against the owner of an electrical contracting firm accused of subjecting a minority employee to slurs and creating a hostile work environment that led to her resignation.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents six time Grammy® Award-winning group The Chieftains on Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. The ensemble will perform their latest and greatest hits, as well as songs from their upcoming album of Celtic-Mexican influences, San Patrico. San Patrico is scheduled for release on March 9. Tickets range from $32-62.
UNION COUNTY – When disasters strike and people are forced from their homes, the Red Cross responds by opening shelters and providing food, clothing and comfort. During the past several weeks shelters have been opened throughout the country as blizzard conditions have stranded motorist and power outages have forced people from their homes.
by James J. Devine
A scandal triggered by abortion, charity improprieties and a gross abuse of power has apparently ended after five years, leaving a political career virtually unblemished while utterly destroying a woman’s life and costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
UNION COUNTY — Superior Court Judge Philip Maenza suspended a probation sentence pending the outcome of several appeals in the bizarre stalking case against Assemblyman Joseph Cryan’s ex-girlfriend.