WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal lawmakers reached an agreement last night to break a deadlock over disaster relief funding and avoid a potential government shutdown.
EDISON – On Friday, Sept. 16, a group of senior students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School accompanied school officials on a trip to Hands of Hope in Edison to deliver three car loads of food collected in a school-wide drive to help those affected by Hurricane Irene.
STATE – A majority – 54 percent – of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 36 percent disapprove according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
STATE – New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA).
STATE – In the wake of devastating flooding in the Mid-Atlantic, AAA is warning consumers to do their homework and to check out any used car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) prior to purchase.
TRENTON –Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed bipartisan legislation to return New Jersey’s presidential primary to June in 2012.
As business transactions and social interactions migrate from the streets and stores to cyberspace, government and corporate officials are clamoring to exercise control over the internet, which has become the bastion of democracy, anonymity and populism. Facebook’s facial recognition technology, corporate opposition to Net Neutrality legislation, and data retention mandates by Congress are all efforts to put the internet under strict government and corporate control.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force has charged a Newark woman with the shooting death of an East Orange woman that occurred in Elizabeth on Sept. 22, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
If you’ve got a high school senior, your household is probably knee-deep in senior-year activities – and expenses. Not to elevate your stress level, but this is probably a good time for you and your kid to start investigating how you’re going to finance college next fall. Seriously.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Friday evening, authorities released additional details about the death of a New Brunswick man who was fatally shot during an incident with city police officers just after midnight on Sept. 22.