TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man was found guilty of reckless manslaughter in the beating death of 28-year-old man that occurred in 2006, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A confirmed member of the Bloods street gang was found guilty today of a 2005 homicide that occurred in the city of Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE – Another winter storm is expected to bring more snow and ice to northern and central New Jersey tomorrow.
TRENTON – With the big game just days away, highway traffic safety and law enforcement officials are reminding motorists of the life-saving importance of staying safe and sober on the roadways during this upcoming weekend.
STATE – New Jersey’s state government will face a shortfall of up to $10.6 billion by 2016, according to a report by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.0 percent in January, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning.
STATE — In recognition of February as American Heart Month and Feb. 4 as National Wear Red Day, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged both women and men to make healthier lifestyle choices to help reduce their risk of heart disease – the nation’s and New Jersey’s leading cause of death in both women and men.
LACEY TOWNSHIP – The Green Bay Packers got a vote of confidence from Princess the Camel this week.
STATE — The US Coast Guard and Maritime Administration will hold a series of public hearings next week on a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas to build an industrial facility off Asbury Park to import liquefied natural gas (LNG).