MOUNTAINSIDE — It’s that time of the year again, the income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in the mail.
STATE – It’s no secret to drivers. Gas prices are going up. New Jersey joined 30 other states and Washington D.C., overnight, reaching a statewide $3.00 average for the first time since March of 2008 for a gallon of regular serve, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
RAHWAY –Ten municipalities provided mutual aid to the Rahway Fire Department when a building under construction on St. Georges Avenue was destroyed by flames early Tuesday morning.
STATE – Although he was criticized for vacationing in Florida while Garden State residents dealt with the worst winter storm in recent memory, Gov. Chris Christie still remains popular with Republicans.
BREA, Calif. – “Bella” was the most popular name for pet dogs in 2010, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co., while “Max” was the top name for cats.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner since Nov. 9, the Mega Millions top prize is worth $355 million in tonight’s drawing.
ELIZABETH–A baby girl born at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth arrived just 18 seconds after the world welcomed 2011.
TRENTON – The Department of Transportation announced Monday that New Jersey state government will be accepting claims for reimbursement of reasonable towing costs from motorists whose automobiles – due to circumstances beyond their control – were stranded on state highways and towed during the recent winter blizzard.
WESTFIELD – Republican Assemblyman Jon Bramnick is calling on New Jersey consumers to share their airline horror stories. Bramnick, a member of the Consumer Affairs Committee, is compiling a list of complaints in order to help change the system.
Dear EarthTalk: What is happening to update and reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, which I understand is considerably outdated and actually permits the use of thousands of chemicals that have never been adequately tested for safety?