JACKSON – On SkyScreamer’s opening day, Nick Jonas was among the first to take flight on Six Flags Great Adventure’s new, 24-story-tall extreme swing ride. Jonas was joined by his former Broadway cast mates from “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the New Jersey theme park.
TRENTON – The Assembly is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a Democrat-backed bill that would increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $8.50 an hour and require that rate to be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price index.
NEWARK – A Newark man admitted his role in a series of gas station robberies in Elizabeth and Newark on March 8, 2011, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Tuesday.
STATE – In a detailed analysis provided to the state Senate and Assembly Budget Committees, the Education Law Center concluded that Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for school aid funding in the fiscal year 2013 budget violates the state Constitution, state law and a court order.
NEWARK – Thirteen individuals, including one alleged member of the Genovese organized crime family and 12 members and associates of its LaScala Crew, were charged today in connection with an illegal, on-line gambling operation, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
LINDEN – There is a major water main break on Park Avenue between Linden Avenue and Route 1&9 in Linden, according to Mayor Richard Gerbounka.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a Democrat-sponsored measure aimed at halting the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) from circumventing existing environmental regulations.