TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) to abolish the state Council on Affordable Housing was approved 43-32 Monday by the Assembly.
STATE – The Geminid meteor shower peaks early tomorrow morning, between midnight and sunrise. Although the weather forecast calls for cloudy skies tonight, if they clear New Jersey residents could see between 50 and 120 meteors per hour.
ELIZABETH –A Union Township man pleaded guilty today to stealing a company’s Internet domain name and selling it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer.
STATE — The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management are conducting an emergency drill this week in areas throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties.
TRENTON—Voters in eight New Jersey school districts – including two in Middlesex County – will act on $194 million in proposed school construction Tuesday, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will welcome the holiday season with its annual tree lighting and fire truck parade on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. a the Transit Plaza on Broadway.
ELIZABETH – The Postal Service expects to handle 15.8 billion mail pieces during the holiday season from Friday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 – Christmas Day. Elizabeth Postmaster Dennis Allocco wants to remind last-minute mailers of the recommended mail-by dates to get their cards and gifts delivered by Christmas Day.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the completion and opening of the new ramp directly linking the Garden State Parkway southbound with I-78 eastbound.
RAHWAY — Just as you are hitting the malls and cybermalls looking for the ideal gift for that someone special this holiday season, be assured that con-artists are looking for ways to rip you off, Rahway Police Crime Prevention Officer Detective William Eicholz warns.
TRENTON – The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $88 million for tonight’s drawing, which will be televised at 11 p.m. on NJN-TV – the New Jersey Network.