TRENTON — Monthly indicators of the New Jersey economy showed the state’s unemployment rate for August edged lower by 0.1 percentage point to 9.6 percent.
TRENTON – Monday, Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a sweeping package of reform measures aimed at making the state and local employee pension system sustainable for current and future retirees by reducing benefits and increasing employee contributions.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $94 million.
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.