TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie today called on the Port Authority to help reduce harmful air emissions and take approximately 1,000 trucks per day off New Jersey’s roads by building a new barge-to-rail facility at Greenville Yards in Jersey City.
UNION – Sophomore Nick Angrisani scored three goals and added an assist as top-seeded Kean University captured its first ECAC championship in 15 years with an 11-7 win over No. 3 Richard Stockton in the Division III Mid-Atlantic Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Sunday.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was released Thursday from an Assembly committee.
STATE — The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names in New Jersey for 2009.
TRENTON – New Jersey authorities announced the indictment of 34 members and associates of the New York-based Lucchese crime family on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and money laundering.
NEWARK – An Elizabeth man appeared Thursday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi on the charge of robbing a TD Bank in Rahway, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball lottery drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $120 million.
TRENTON—The New Jersey School Boards Association expressed its opposition to a bill that would use corporate tax credits to fund school vouchers, essentially diverting public funds to non-public schools at a time when boards of education are dealing with a $1.2 billion cut in state aid to education.
Document Shredding • May 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Prudential New Jersey Properties, 1260 Springfield Ave., New Providence, will hold a public document shredding event to help residents dispose of private household papers to protect against identity theft. Items that can be shredded include paper, books, magazines, binders and notepads.
WOODBRIDGE—Members of the American Legion Unit 87 Auxiliary in Woodbridge understand the sacrifice our Armed Forces have made to preserve freedom.