ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury recently handed up a second indictment against a former Salvation Army pastor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man and his girlfriend have been indicted for their roles in a scheme to steal other people’s identities and engage in credit card fraud, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – Citing dramatic cuts proposed for municipal aid, school aid and vital social services, 18th District Legislators – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr, and Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III – will hold a local budget hearing to gauge the impact these cuts would have on Middlesex County residents and help formulate more equitable alternatives to deal with the looming budget gap.
The last decade has seen a growing interest in “going green,” or taking steps to preserve natural resources and protect the environment. But did you know that there can be tax benefits when you take environmentally friendly steps, such as minimizing energy usage?
Dear EarthTalk: I pruned back an overgrown bush in my back yard last fall and now the soil around it is covered in dandelions and other weeds. Is there any way to get rid of these weeds without resorting to RoundUp and other chemical herbicides?
MOUNTAINSIDE – More than 36,000 New Jersey homebuyers already have collected nearly $249.1 million in First-Time Homebuyer Credits.
ELIZABETH—New Jersey is still recovering from the widespread flood damage from the March 13th storm and subsequent rain. NJ 2-1-1 offers information and assistance to the area’s storm victims both by dialing 2-1-1 and at the companion web site www.nj211.org.
EDISON—New Jersey’s 2010 Cherry Blossom Princess, Amanda Ussak of Edison was introduced to Capitol Hill Wednesday night at a reception in the Cannon House Office Building attended by Members of Congress, Japanese diplomats and Cherry Blossom princesses from around the country.
HAMILTON – Preparations needed before travelers take their next flight may look a bit more like preparing for a trek through the wilderness than what most of us generally consider normal preparations for an airline flight.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $150 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $90 million for tonight’s drawing.