TRENTON – State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney today teamed with a group of mayors from across the state to jumpstart an aggressive campaign to promote shared services as the means to property tax relief.
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For many, mid-November through New Year’s Day is a blur of activity when important tasks get ignored. Who has time to review their benefits and tax paperwork when holiday planning looms overhead?
NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.
COLONIA – Clark police officers shot and killed a 300-pound black bear on Sunday morning when it charged at a Woodbridge police officer at a park on Inman Avenue in Colonia, Clark Police Chief Denis Connell said.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats will make another attempt to restore funding for women’s health care and challenge the Christie administration’s medical marijuana use rules today. Lawmakers will also consider a bill to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing.
ELIZABETH –Police officers fatally shot one suspect in a Saturday morning robbery and wounded another, authorities said.
SOUTH AMBOY – After all the votes were counted – machine, absentee and provisional ballots – Democrat Fred Henry appears to be the winner of South Amboy’s mayoral race.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Daylight-saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7, and marks the 23rd anniversary of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program, which reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the fall time change.
LINDEN — In Linden, Mayor Rich Gerbounka was re-elected and James Moore will be Council President after a count of provisional ballots narrowed the incumbent’s lead over Democratic Councilman Derek Armstead but confirmed the independent’s victory.