STATE – Gov. Chris Christie fired state education commissioner Bret Schundler Friday morning following the controversy caused by the state’s failure to win $400 million in federal school funding due in part to an error on the application.
NEWARK — Vicente Esteves, 37, of Manalapan, was sentenced to a 25 year state prison term in connection with his role as the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprise which was based in Manalapan Township, officials announced Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger urged New Jersey Lottery players to get their Jersey Cash 5 tickets as early as possible in advance of tonight’s drawing, which is worth an estimated $1.4 million top prize.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions grand prize will grow to $133 million for the drawing on Friday, Aug. 27.
TRENTON – Members of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee heard testimony on state mandates on local governments Thursday, part of a series of hearings to find ways to control government spending that drives property tax increases.
Something different happened to me a few days ago. I had a great weekend. Now I’m not a fan of superlatives because they are way overused. Have you noticed that a lot of people often describe their most common experiences in a way that depicts them as either ‘winners’ or ‘losers’.
Director Susanna White’s “Nanny McPhee Returns,” adapted by and starring Emma Thompson in the title role, contradicts my personal rule of thumb: “Movies that start slowly, end slowly.”
African-American Heritage Rodeo • Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – There will be an African-American Heritage Rodeo at 790 Trumbull St., Elizabeth. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. For info, call 1-908-351-4850.
ROSELAND – There is a natural tendency to procrastinate in doing stressful activities that you don’t enjoy. Combined with a busy, hurried lifestyle and competing demands, procrastination can create its own problems, such as stress, guilt and panic.
Linden’s form of government is out of date and in need of an overhaul. The City of Linden operates under the Wildwood Act, commonly known as the city form of municipal government, which was established in 1897.