WHITE PLAINS and UTICA, N.Y. – Children are much more optimistic about America’s ability to solve the problems affecting the nation, according to a pair of nationwide surveys conducted by Weekly Reader, one of the leading K-12 educational publishers, and IBOPE Zogby International, a global public opinion polling and market research firm.
AREA – Christmas is getting closer, and many local communities are holding events to help residents get into the holiday spirit. Here is a rundown of some of the ones coming up this week:
A very important question asked this time of the year is “What do you want for Christmas?” But that is not the only important question. If you are a parent of a senior in high school who has applied to college under the early action or early decision plan you might be asking, “Will the envelope be thin or fat?” because beginning next week, the first batch of college admission decisions will be sent out to students.
NJTODAY.NET’s community calender includes events in Union and Middlesex counties, as well as other parts of the Garden State. To have your event listed, email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released two separate measures on Thursday that would make the failure to report a death, or failure to report a missing child within a set time frame, fourth degree crimes in New Jersey.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a bill on Thursday that would allow licensed casinos in Atlantic City and racetracks to conduct wagering on professional and collegiate sport or athletic events, if a federal law is overturned.
The question that ought to be on every American’s mind right now is: Why are crimes valued in billions being ‘punished’ with settlements or fines worth only millions?
There are still 16 days until Christmas, but many streets have already taken on a festive appearance as residents decorate their homes for the holidays. Alicia, a Clark resident, sent in these photos of her holiday decorations.
As Newt Gingrich resurrects his once moribund campaign, his fundraisers and outside allies are moving aggressively to rake in millions of dollars and win backing from the evangelical and Tea Party communities.
Last week, Dr. Michael Burgess, tweeted this directive: “Mark your calendars: Rick Perry will join Health Caucus’ Thought Leaders Series next Wednesday, December 7 @ 5 p.m.