STATE – More than 1.5 million Garden State school children are returning to school within the next week. One simple way to keep them safe is to drive safely.
STATE – According to a report delivered to the New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits, healthcare benefit costs for retired teachers and state government workers are expected to double over the next nine years.
STATE — An analysis of open space in New Jersey done by the Sierra Club shows that the state is leading the nation in the loss of farmland.
SAYREVILLE – A prominent Democrat warned that Gov. Chris Christie’s 2 percent cap on local property tax increases could wind up hurting New Jersey taxpayers.
Smartly taking you into its confidence, director Daniel Stamm’s “The Last Exorcism” forgoes many of the hokey mechanisms that can compromise this horror sub-genre.
Street Festival • Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Linden’s September to Remember Street Festival and Classic Car Show will offer live entertainment, vendors, food, games and more.
The hot dogs and hamburgers are on sale, ice-cream prices are slashed in half and the stores can’t give the lemonade away. Yes! Its Labor Day weekend. Now as far as I know, the United States is the only country that actually celebrates ‘labor’ to the extent that it was made a national holiday.
STATE — While national weather forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Earl may just be an inconvenience to our state over Labor Day weekend, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh urges residents to take precautions to protect their health and safety, especially if they are going to the shore.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to appropriate $821 million in no-cost and low-cost loans for water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state this week.
CARTERET — For 35 years, the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrate the diversity that characterizes this suburban community.