TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that a new traffic pattern will be implemented on Interstate 287 southbound over Possumtown Road in Piscataway Township.
LINDEN—A $3 million cut in state aid should end discussion on whether to keep on the city payroll a part-time lawyer who costs taxpayer $100,000 a year, according to Councilman Derek Armstead.
ELIZABETH—A councilman who invited voters to attend several ‘town meetings’ within weeks of his attempt to win re-election in the June 8 Democratic primary is being criticized for campaigning with city funds.
TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.
LINDEN—The City of Linden is now offering low-income seniors who own and reside in their home a grant of up to $5,000 to do repairs to their homes, Mayor Richard Gerbounka announced.
STATE—New Jerseyans have a solidly favorable view of Atlantic City as a gambling destination, rating it nearly as well as Las Vegas, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
Blood Drive • March 26 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Bishop Ahr High School, 1 Tingley Lane, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
ROSELLE—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force are investigating the death of a taxi driver who was found inside his vehicle on Friday night in Roselle, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge Township Office of Emergency Management have issued a storm alert advisory for Monday, March 22 through Tuesday, March 23.
TRENTON – The Assembly is set to vote on two new public worker pension and health benefit bills today while considering final legislative approval for three others.