NEWARK – During its most recent reported fiscal year, only 10 percent of the money spent by the Garden State Law Enforcement Officers Foundation, a New Jersey registered charity based in Tennent, funded charitable programs. The remaining 90 percent was spent on fundraising, management, and general costs, according to information the charity reported to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $144 million, or $74.7 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
RAHWAY–The robot takeover has arrived. Ok, so maybe Rahway High School’s Robotics Team hasn’t exactly built the Terminator, but “Reptar” is still pretty impressive.
LINDEN- The fifth class of the Linden Athletic Hall of Fame will be enshrined at an induction dinner at Amici III Ristorante, 1700 W. Elizabeth Avenue, Linden, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, according to Hall of Fame Chairman Gary Luciano.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie’s administration must find more money for schools in the state’s poorest districts. The decision will cost approximately $500 million, according to an estimate based on Office of Legislative Services figures.
ELIZABETH — The teen charged in the Dec. 26, 2008 shooting death of Jean D’Haiti outside of Skate 22 in Union Township pleaded guilty in Superior Court Monday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – Legislation to ask voters in November to increase the veterans’ property tax deduction from the current $250 to $500 by 2016 was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
MOUNTAINSIDE – It may not be high on the list of wedding planning activities, but there are a few, simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting newly-wedded bliss.
Dear EarthTalk: With all the talk of the need for safe, renewable energy sources, isn’t the elephant in the room really that we should use far less energy than we do?
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