SCOTCH PLAINS—Junior Dara Maguire of Scotch Plains scored a perfect 800 on the math section of her SAT. She attributes her success to her math teachers at Union Catholic High School, who often have students practice standardized test taking in class.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against the officers involved in the fatal police shooting of Barry E. Deloatch, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division continue to investigate the shooting death of a city man that occurred earlier this morning, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON — An Assembly panel on Thursday approved a package of bills sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald that would bar employers and colleges from requiring current or prospective employees or students to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment or acceptance.
TRENTON — Bi-partisan legislation to prohibit advertisers from sending unwelcome and unsolicited advertisements to consumers via text messaging was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.
TRENTON — Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande wants to offer a tax deduction for moving expenses to people who relocate to the Garden State for employment purposes.
TRENTON – Citing the imprudence of imposing obligations on New Jersey citizens while questions of constitutionality are pending with the Supreme Court of the United States, Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed legislation that would have begun to establish a health care exchange in New Jersey in line with the federal Affordable Care Act.
HAMILTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a new initiative in which the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice are aggressively targeting gun violence in New Jersey through strategic investigations focused on seizing existing weapons in violent areas, disrupting the supply-chain of weapons trafficking into those areas, and aggressively prosecuting criminals involved in the illegal sale and possession of weapons.