NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today joined with the Regional Plan Association (RPA) at Newark Penn Station to unveil a new study that reveals the ARC Tunnel could reduce daily travel times by up to 30 minutes for thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters throughout the state.
STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.
TRENTON – An Essex County man was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for his role in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
Some people go into business for themselves so they can call their own shots; others turn to self-employment after falling victim to today’s chronic unemployment rates.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth High School student Alberto Carrion and Band Director Wayne Dillon have been selected to be a part of the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.
COLONIA — A Colonia woman has been arrested and charged with stealing $270,000 from the attorney trust account at her husband’s law office, where she worked as a secretary, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka is canceling the Halloween parade the city has held annually for the last 60 years and he predicted there is even more scary news on the horizon.
EDISON — For many students, the essay is the most difficult and daunting component of the college application. Perhaps your student is completely overwhelmed by the essay and has no idea what to write, or maybe he or she has a draft that you feel needs some work.
UNION COUNTY— A public education forum, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield. The event is free and open to the public.
STATE–Fifty-one percent of New Jersey voters say they approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 37% say they disapprove, a 14-point advantage for the governor, and his best measurement since early in March, before his first budget speech.