STATE – A study funded in part by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey finds that a planned trans-Hudson passenger rail tunnel will boost home values near train stations on NJ TRANSIT lines by $19,000 on average.
NEWARK – The owner and operator of a Houston, Texas transportation company pleaded guilty Thursday to smuggling illegal aliens from Houston to locations on the eastern seaboard, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — Nearly 1,000 New Jersey residents with HIV/AIDS will be immediately enrolled in a new drug benefit program that will provide free AIDS medications to individuals between 300 and 500 percent of the federal poverty level, officials announced Thursday.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s front seat belt usage rate increased 1.06% in 2010 to a record 93.73%, up from 92.67% last year, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Thursday.
Musical Theater • July 30 & 31 at 8 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for students 17 and under. The July 29 show is a senior citizen (62+) benefit. Call 1-908-486-4144 for reservations.
I know I have no reason to complain. Even if I did squawk about not getting all those little projects done that I promised myself would NOT go undone this summer, no one would listen.
Back in the day, before the Women’s Lib movement officially began, a cynic shared a fear. He—I think it was a he—fretted that after the ladies finally won equality under the law, they’d proceed to develop the same bad habits usually thought the domain of their male counterparts.
CLARK — Timothy Connell, a Clark native who will be entering his senior year at Union Catholic High School, attended the American Legion’s “Jersey” Boys State event in June with 870 other delegates.
STATE – For the second week in a row, the federal Department of Labor reported a drop in the number of new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury indicted an Elizabeth man last week on charges of first degree distribution of heroin and various weapon offenses, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced yesterday.