TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff reminded taxpayers last week to file their applications for the Homestead Benefit and the Senior Freeze property tax relief programs before the Oct. 31 deadline.
TRENTON – An audit released today by New Jersey’s Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the state’s largest Medicaid health maintenance organization has done a poor job of pursuing and reporting fraud and abuse recoveries that would lower insurance costs paid by the state.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School community recognized Breast Cancer Awareness month with a series of activities and also raised money for the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation. The school collected $692 in donations on Pink Day, October 12.
STATE – Though just a third of New Jersey voters approve of the job their state legislature is doing, few are willing to cross party lines in the upcoming election, according to the results of the latest Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll.
LITTLE FALLS – Gov. Chris Christie announced a payroll tax cut that is expected to allow most New Jersey workers to save about $87 per year. The tax cut, which takes effect next year, results from changes to the Temporary Disability Insurance fund payroll taxes.
STATE – Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election, when voters will select state legislators as well as county officials. There are also local contests in some municipalities.
ELIZABETH — Last week the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Elizabeth resident and member of the Latin Kings street gang and charged him with the shooting death of a 16-year-old earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
ELIZBAETH – On Friday, the Union County Homicide Task Force charged a 24-year-old Elizabeth man in connection with the Aug. 14 killing of Abdul Hinton, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON — A new teacher evaluation system will be implemented statewide next year before administrators and educators have sufficient time to evaluate the success of its pilot program and make necessary adjustments, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
Insisting that the “damage done by drugs is felt far beyond the millions of Americans with diagnosable substance abuse or dependence problems,” President Obama has declared October 2011 to be National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. However, while drug abuse and drug-related crimes have unquestionably taken a toll on American families and communities, the government’s own War on Drugs has left indelible scars on the population.