ELIZABETH – Public school officials hope that a new law which requires municipalities to report gang activity to the state police will help improve public safety.
AIDS Forum • Jan. 8 from 4-6 p.m. — Morning Star Community Christian Center, 1009 Chandler Ave., Linden, will host an AIDS forum “My People Perish for Lack of Knowledge” – Women and HIV/AIDS. Info: 1-908-925-7979 Ext. 6
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.