TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s school funding cuts violate the state’s constitutional mandate to provide a “thorough and efficient” public education, a court-appointed Special Master ruled on Tuesday.
NEWARK – Jeffrey Atkins, the rapper popularly known as “Ja Rule,” admitted Tuesday that he did not pay federal taxes for five years, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Nobody won the jackpot in last night’s Mega Millions drawing, so the prize will rise to $304 million for Friday’s drawing.
CLARK – Girls from Brownie Troop 249 from F.K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were busy this past month selling boxes and boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.
CARTERET — Police are actively investigating the death of a 32-year-old Carteret woman who apparently was killed in her home on Monday, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced.
ELIZABETH — The ringleader of a group of thieves who broke into the home of and terrorized an elderly Plainfield resident pleaded guilty in court Tuesday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON — People collecting unemployment may now receive their benefits one day earlier in the week, if they use the newly expanded website services of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
TRENTON – The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has soared to $244 million for tonight’s drawing.
RAHWAY — The Arts Department of Rahway High School is intensely at work preparing for the annual spring musical, “West Side Story”, to be presented this weekend at the high school auditorium. Evening performances on Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s matinee is at 2 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: Instances of people with thyroid problems seems to be on the rise. Is there an environmental connection? — Dora Light, Waukesha, WI