TRENTON – The Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee on Thursday will discuss and take testimony on plans by the Christie administration to privatize various transportation services.
RAHWAY – Professional beach volleyball player Katie Seamon of Rahway will be a contestant on the 17th edition of the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race,” which airs its first episode at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26.
SOMERSET — Everyone wonders what happens to all the trash we toss, but Elizabeth Royte, author of 2007’s Garbage Land, has done her dirty work to find out. Meanwhile Phil Radford, Executive Director of Greenpeace, is gathering forces to stop the madness and clean it all up.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, will be hosting an Operation Take Back New Jersey local collection site as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day.
Healthy kids… are happy kids, one way we can keep our children both happy and healthy, is by adding more fruits, vegetables and whole grains to their diet.
A friend of mine recently realized his mother needed help managing her finances when he found her closets filled with oddball purchases like jalapeno jelly beans and Betty Boop bobblehead dolls. “It was pretty clear that telemarketers were taking advantage of her friendly nature to sell her junk she didn’t want or need,” he said.
TRENTON – A law enforcement initiative to apprehend high risk fugitives resulted in more than 1,100 arrests, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, the state’s 21 county prosecutors, the State Police, the State Parole Board and a task force of federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies announced today.
EDISON – Gov. Chris Christie will come to Edison on Wednesday for a town hall-style meeting.
STATE – Over the weekend, New Jersey Transit announced that new work on a planned rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York would be suspended for 30 days.
STATE — “Pest management professionals are using a variety of methods to deal with bed bug infestations these days,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “It’s a significant challenge because they are so small and there are millions, if not billions, of them in just the Tri-State area.”