PERTH AMBOY — Political retribution was at the top of her agenda when Janine Walker Caffrey returned as superintendent of schools — after Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s minions reinstated her over the wishes of the duly elected Board of Education — demonstrated exactly why the anti-public education administrator is wrong on the issue of teacher tenure.
TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an Assistant Deputy Director were sentenced today for accepting lavish gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – In the wake of the NYPD surveillance controversy, the Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Charles Mainor (D-Hudson) and Annette Quijano (D-Union) that would require out-of-state law enforcement to properly notify law enforcement officials in New Jersey of intended counter-terrorism investigations in the state.
TRENTON – The General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a measure sponsored to implement a health insurance exchange, a key component of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to create access to affordable health insurance for thousands of New Jerseyans.
TRENTON – The Assembly passed a bill that would allow New Jersey residents to register online to vote by a 46-30-3 on Thursday.
TRENTON — NJDOT officials today announced that a portion of Route 35 (St. Georges Road) is scheduled to be closed in both directions to rehabilitate a Conrail railroad grade crossing this weekend in Woodbridge.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Assembly approved legislation that would toughen penalties for airport security breaches on Thursday by a vote of 78 to 0.
CRANFORD — The Cranford Police Department is currently investigating a possible child-luring incident that occurred on this morning near the intersection of Brookside Place and Waverly Police.
“Frankenweenie,” Tim Burton’s animated, stop action reimagining of the classic Mary Shelley horror tale Hollywood brought to life in 1931 is wonderfully nutty. Part parody, part paean, and delivered in era-emulative black and white, it heartily basks us in the eerie legend while taking the occasion to make a contemporary social comment or two.