NEW BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County College Center for Veterans Services will offer an information session at the college’s New Brunswick Center. It will take place Wednesday, Dec.12, at 2 p.m. The New Brunswick Center is at 140 New Street, at the corner of Joyce Kilmer Avenue.
TRENTON – The Assembly approved a bill that would create a temporary program to allow the state to purchase foreclosed properties for use as affordable housing, while protecting municipalities from having to forfeit funds appropriated for affordable housing, giving it final legislative approval Monday. It now heads to the governor’s desk.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.43 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
My family and I live in Lower Manhattan. Hurricane Sandy left us, as it did so many other families and businesses, without power, heat, hot water and refrigeration. Out heartfelt best goes out to all who were affected. Recovery hasn’t been easy – not for any of us.
STATE — By a 46 to 38 percent margin, New Jersey voters support a bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide in New Jersey, according to the most recent results from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind poll. Garden State Democrats and Republicans are about equally likely to support the measure, and the big split among voters seems to be based on religious grounds.