TRENTON – In a letter distributed Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie called on local school districts and education associations to come to the table to work together in finding cost savings and new efficiencies, spending reductions, and budget solutions that protect education in the classroom and prevent property tax increases.
LINDEN – Authorities are warning Linden residents to be on the lookout for a man who has robbed three homes after confronting residents with a fake police-type badge.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will hold the first of 12 scheduled public hearings and information sessions beginning Thursday, March 25, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that a new traffic pattern will be implemented on Interstate 287 southbound over Possumtown Road in Piscataway Township.
LINDEN—A $3 million cut in state aid should end discussion on whether to keep on the city payroll a part-time lawyer who costs taxpayer $100,000 a year, according to Councilman Derek Armstead.
ELIZABETH—A councilman who invited voters to attend several ‘town meetings’ within weeks of his attempt to win re-election in the June 8 Democratic primary is being criticized for campaigning with city funds.
TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.
LINDEN—The City of Linden is now offering low-income seniors who own and reside in their home a grant of up to $5,000 to do repairs to their homes, Mayor Richard Gerbounka announced.
STATE—New Jerseyans have a solidly favorable view of Atlantic City as a gambling destination, rating it nearly as well as Las Vegas, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
Blood Drive • March 26 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Bishop Ahr High School, 1 Tingley Lane, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.