WASHINGTON, D.C. – After collaborating to get legislation passed that requires disclosure of fire safety records for college student housing, U.S. Sen. Frank L. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) introduced a bill on Thursday that would provide colleges students with fire safety education and training.
Tricky Tray • March 18 at 6 p.m. – Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy, 170 Hussa St., Linden will host its 8th annual Tricky Tray. Tickets: $17 at the door. Must be 18+ to participate. Info: 1-908-486-2507
Poor Anonymous. The author has had to sit by lo these many centuries while the scribes of every era offered up their present-minded interpretation of his (or her) “Red Riding Hood.”
It is nothing short of astounding to me that information about anyone or anything is so instantly available at anytime to whoever wants it for whatever reason. Think about this and you begin to understand that even the most private person among us is subject to assorted levels of public scrutiny.
ELIZABETH – A city police officer has been charged with shaking down undocumented immigrants for money, saying he would not turn them into authorities in exchange for payment, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.
ELIZABETH – An East Orange man was convicted last week of eluding officers following a chase through the towns of Mountainside and Springfield, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced Thursday that he is co-sponsoring legislation to ban the production, sale and possession of MDPV and mephedrone, synthetic chemicals being marketed and sold as “bath salts,” but used as recreational drugs.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would prevent the sale of drugs marketed as bath salts that can pack as much punch as cocaine or methamphetamines.
UTICA, N.Y. – Almost half of U.S. adults planned to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, according to a recent poll by IPOBE Zogby. One in three will wear something green today in honor of the patron saint of Ireland.
STATE – Gasoline prices are holding steady near $3.39 in New Jersey, but many motorists have already reached their breaking point from over three straight weeks of one price increase after another. The cumulative effect of higher fuel prices is causing some drivers to change their habits and to seek ways to save money at the pump.