TRENTON – The Joint Budget Oversight Committee today approved a request to issue $1.3 billion in bonds to fund transportation projects across the state as part of Gov. Chris Christie’s 5-year transportation capital plan.
CLARK – You may have noticed “Stop Clark Overdevelopment” signs popping up on lawns in the township recently. They’re the work of a group of Clark residents who are opposed to a proposal to build a 39-unit condominium project on the site of Miele’s Greenhouse on Lake Avenue.
TRENTON – An Israeli citizen living in Brooklyn, N.Y., admitted today to brokering three illegal kidney transplants for payments of $120,000 or more before he was caught conspiring to organize another black market sale, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — The Sierra Club has announced its endorsements for New Jersey State Legislature candidates running in the Nov. 8 election. “We believe the legislators we endorsed for re-election have done more to help protect New Jersey’s air water and…
TRENTON – State officials today offered several tips to the public aimed at keeping zombies and vampires, many of whom are set to roam the streets this weekend, safe and sound. Of course, these creatures, along with many others, will be the thousands of children who will be trick-or-treating this weekend, prompting Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky to encourage motorists and parents to take the necessary steps to have a safe Halloween.
STATE – New Jersey residents support the “Occupy Wall Street” protests by a 3-to-2 margin, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ poll.
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by the Borough Council, residents, and military veterans on Thursday, Oct. 27, for a ribbon cutting ceremony, formally unveiling “The Commander George Lisicki Veterans Apartments,” Carteret’s first veterans’ apartment building. The project has been dedicated in honor of past Commander of the National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) George Lisicki, an advocate of a number of nationwide programs and services benefiting veterans.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will hold several Halloween activities this weekend, starting with a kids’ dance on Friday night.
SPRINGFIELD – According to a Harris Interactive Poll, Halloween is America’s third favorite holiday, trailing only Christmas and Thanksgiving. Unlike those other holidays, Halloween falls on a Monday this year and school will be in session. But in Springfield, it won’t be celebrated at the district’s two elementary schools.
TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff recently reminded taxpayers to file their applications for the Homestead Benefit and the Senior Freeze property tax relief programs before the Monday, Oct. 31, deadline.