TRENTON – The state Senate approved a bill to restore nearly $7.5 million in cuts in the Governor’s proposed FY 2011 Budget for women’s health and family planning services by a veto-proof majority of 30-10.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph Vitale which would preserve FamilyCare coverage for working parents and unfreeze enrollment for new applicants was approved by the Senate today by a vote of 23-17.
HAMILTON – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1,071,000 New Jersey residents will travel during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, an increase of 19% compared to 2009 4th of July travel.
UNION — The reawakening of the volcano Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland may have caused no shortage of chaos around the globe, but Union County’s Phil Rizzuto Park is a little cleaner because of it.
LINDEN – The Linden Free Public Library will hold a grand opening ceremony for its new facility at 31 East Henry Street this morning at 10 a.m.
TRENTON – It could get harder to collect unemployment benefits if you are fired, thanks to a move by Gov. Chris Christie last week.
NORTH BRUNSWICK — Donate blood, save lives and feed a vampire or two at a NJ Blood Services Twilight blood drive at the Regal Commerce Center Stadium 18 Theatre, 2399 Rt. 1 South, North Brunswick, on Tuesday, June 29, from 3 to 10 p.m.
ELIZABETH – A goblet filled from a fountain of youthful talent and accomplishment was raised to young award winners at the 2010 Community Access Unlimited Youth Achievement Night June 23 in Elizabeth.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John F. McKeon and Peter J. Barnes III to statutorily cap property tax increases at 2.9 percent annually was released Friday by an Assembly panel.
EDISON – This Saturday, June 26, two Edison high school students are running a spelling bee to raise money for an orphanage in Nepal. Spell to Save Lives will take place at the Edison Valley Playhouse on 2196 Oak Tree…