NEWARK—For many families, the dinner table can become a battleground. Getting children who are picky eaters to choose healthy foods may be a challenge.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that some wind farms use fossil fuels to power their generators when the wind won’t. Doesn’t that defeat their whole renewable energy purpose?
ELIZABETH — A North Carolina man was sentenced to 50 years in prison last Friday, after being found guilty of first degree armed robbery, second degree aggravated assault and weapon offences, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order establishing the County Prosecutor Study Commission to examine the feasibility of modifying the state’s county prosecutor system towards greater efficiency and savings for taxpayers.
STATE – Beginning Aug. 1, biennial passenger vehicle inspections will entail only an emissions check and the exemption for new and used vehicles four years old or newer will be extended to five years under program changes announced Friday by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez.
STATE–Headed to court? You may want to stop by your local library first.
Did you know that you may be able to deduct some of your job search expenses on your tax return?
SPOTSWOOD – At an appearance in Spotswood yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed cutting school superintendents’ salaries to help taxpayers save money.
TRENTON –A former NJ Transit police officer was sentenced to five years in state prison today for possessing nearly four pounds of marijuana in his car which he intended to sell, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – New Jersey’s Division of Taxation began mailing out 2009 property tax reimbursement checks to seniors this week.