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TRENTON – New Jersey’s tax revenue collections for May were 15 percent higher than in May 2011, according to data released today by state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff said.
ROSELLE – A two-mile stretch from First Avenue to Raritan Road in Roselle is slated to undergo a massive storm-water channel revitalization project in the coming months to relieve neighborhood flooding.
NEWARK —The New Jersey Bureau of Securities urged citizens throughout New Jersey to take a stand and join the fight against the “crime of the 21st century” by reporting suspected abuse of New Jersey’s seniors. The announcement was made today in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
TRENTON – On Thursday, the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee released a bill that would strengthen the education and practice requirements for New Jersey’s Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) program.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the opening of Ponderosa Farm Park at 1600 Cooper Road in Scotch Plains.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee on Thursday cleared legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson, Charles Mainor and Bonnie Watson Coleman that would create a pilot program to weigh the merits of extending the public school day and year in New Jersey.