NEWARK — On Friday, July 20, troopers from the New Jersey State Police Weapons Trafficking Bureau arrested a Newark man suspected of transporting guns from Savannah, Ga. to New Jersey using the train system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Income that you receive for the rental of your vacation home must generally be reported on your federal income tax return.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 8.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.49 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
It wasn’t hackers this time. In fact, a group of environmental and social justice organizations representing millions of Canadians blacked out their websites for 24 hours this past June 4 to protest efforts by Canada’s conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push through a budget bill that would significantly weaken environmental protections.
Not all forms of protein are created equal as to the environmental and health implications of raising and consuming them. A 2011 assessment by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that “different meats and different production systems have varying health, climate and other environmental impacts.”
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Vinnie Bellino have announced that construction has begun on improvements to Carteret Park, and construction of a children’s “Spray Ground” this month.
TRENTON — While testifying at the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee hearing at the Meadowlands on Wednesday, Assemblyman Tim Eustace unveiled a proposal to seek voter approval to allow temporary, or “pop-up casinos,” during special events to boost New Jersey’s economy by capitalizing on an influx in visitors.