JACKSON – Earlier this afternoon, Six Flags Great Adventure “topped off” its massive, 24-story SkyScreamer extreme swing ride. The tallest piece of the ride, weighing approximately 10,000 lbs., was carefully set in place by a 262-foot-tall crane two days before the park’s season opening, April 5
STATE – Two Newark city councilmen, a state senator and the mayor of Irvington will face off in the June Democratic Primary to determine who will replace the late U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, who died last month.
If you owe tax with your federal tax return, but can’t afford to pay it all when you file, the IRS wants you to know your options and help you keep interest and penalties to a minimum.
STATE — Regarding a case decided today by the U.S. Supreme Court that originated in the Garden State, U.S. voters say strip searching shouldn’t be for everyone who winds up in jail.
TRENTON – John P. Corea, the former director of the Hoboken Parking Utility, was sentenced to state prison today for his role in the theft of $600,000 by a Toms River contractor whose company was hired by the City of Hoboken to collect coins from city parking meters, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The contractor previously pleaded guilty.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) is poised to begin processing driver license and non-driver ID renewals by mail. Beginning with documents that expire in July 2012, customers born on or before December 1, 1964 will be able to “skip the trip” to an agency and renew through the mail.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Authorities are actively searching for the driver of a Ford Edge that fled after striking and killing a 52-year-old pedestrian who was on her way to church on Friday evening, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced.