As director Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” opens, war clouds are forming over England. King George V is aging. Herr Hitler is orating like the dickens. It is apparent the king’s heir apparent will let love with a commoner deter him from reigning. And geez, his little brother, the Duke of York, has a terrible stammer. This won’t do at all.
I’ll never understand why some die hard, true blue, Jersey junkies complain about winter here in the Garden State, like it’s a shock every year when it arrives. Now these are people I know who would never, ever consider living anywhere else.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie introduced a five-year capital plan for the state’s transportation infrastructure. The plan does not include any new taxes or tax increases.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed the bipartisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” into law today.
STATE – Another snowstorm is headed to New Jersey on Friday. While it will bring only a small fraction of the snow totals of last week’s blizzard, the timing could impact your commute.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today signed legislation to permit school districts to sell advertising on school buses as a way to help offset costs.
UTICA, N.Y. – After tying an all-time low approval rate of 39 percent in early December, President Barack Obama’s popularity bounced back a bit in the latest poll from Zogby Interactive.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service opened the 2011 tax filing season by announcing that taxpayers have until April 18 to file their tax returns.
Dear EarthTalk: I saw a TV ad for toilet paper with no cardboard core to save paper. I understand that green groups recently struck a deal with Kimberly-Clark to protect eastern U.S. forests from decimation for, among other things, toilet paper.
STATE – New Jersey residents should expect more snow on Friday. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the approaching storm and is anticipating snow showers throughout portions of New Jersey’s southern, central and northern counties.