ELIZABETH — Students of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy in Elizabeth are pictured with some of the items they collected during a Food Drive that they packaged into Thanksgiving baskets for members of the community.
TRENTON – The bipartisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” is headed to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. It was approved in the Assembly by a vote of 72-1-5, while the state Senate passed it with a 30-0 vote.
TRENTON – A member of the Nine Trey Headbustas set of the Bloods street gang has pleaded guilty to racketeering for his role in a gang-related murder in New Brunswick in 2008, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on the bi-partisan “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act” in a session scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. today. It will be streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
PRINCETON – Efforts to reduce costs allowed New Jersey hospitals to post a modest increase in the statewide operating margin for year-end 2009, according to a report released by the New Jersey Hospital Association last week.
PERTH AMBOY–City officials and volunteers from various Perth Amboy business organizations will join forces today on a project to beautify the southeast corner of the intersection of Smith Street and Convery Boulevard, an area that is considered to be the primary gateway to the city.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Holidays are filled with good cheer and good food. For many, the holiday season can lead to unwanted weight gain.
ROSELAND– Commuting can be an expensive proposition. Not only do you have to deal with fluctuating gas prices, there are also tolls, parking and car maintenance to consider.
TRENTON –Former Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas and a longtime aide have pleaded guilty to corruption charges, including charges that they solicited an illicit payment of $58,000 from a city vendor and illegally funneled money into Vas’ congressional campaign via straw donors to evade campaign funding and reporting rules.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow released the 2009 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) which shows the overall crime rate in New Jersey dropped nine percent compared to 2008, with a significant 15 percent drop in the number of murders reported statewide in 2009.