TRENTON – By an 8-5 vote, the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced a controversial bill that would give businesses tax credits for funding scholarships for low-income students to attend private schools.
Concert • Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. – The Choral Arts Society of NJ will perform Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, Mountain Ave. & East Broad St. Tickets are $20 ($15 for seniors & students) Info: 1-908-654-5737.
MIDDLSEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott is re-establishing the position of undersheriff as part of an effort to build stronger relationships between county and local law enforcement and to enhance operational efficiencies in the department.
Everyone is leaving me. Oprah is finishing out the last season of her show, Sargent Shriver passed away a few days ago and now Regis is saying good-bye, too. How much can one person take? What’s next?
Seth Rogen, who has thus far enjoyed a successful film career as the affable slacker who serendipitously rises to heroic heights, fails to summon that persona in director Michel Gondry’s “The Green Hornet.”
NEWARK – Fifteen New Jersey residents, including an alleged member and associates of the Genovese organized crime family, are charged with racketeering and related offenses in a superseding indictment unsealed Thursday morning in conjunction with arrests in the case, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Eastern District of New York U.S. Attorney Loretta E. Lynch announced.
TRENTON — Rutgers University restricts competition for its public contracts by rejecting basic bidding requirements imposed on all other New Jersey state colleges and universities, an Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) audit has found.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A city man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of fatally beating another resident, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.
STATE – New Jersey earned a “A” for its smoke free air laws, but got an “F” for its spending levels on tobacco prevention and control programs in the American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2010 report.
CARTERET – A $1.48 million improvement project to upgrade Industrial Avenue is nearing completion, according to Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman.