TRENTON – Assembly Democrats announced a schedule for upcoming Budget Committee meetings and said the lack of information available from Gov. Chris Christie’s administration on property tax caps highlight the need for a thoughtful review.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Division on Aging, the Department of Health & Human Services, and the Office of Emergency Management has issued a “heat alert” advisory for July 3 – 10.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie offered Democrats a compromise yesterday in the battle over property tax cap proposals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nonfarm payroll employment fell by 125,000 in June, according to data released by the federal government today. Many of the jobs lost were because of a large drop in the number of temporary workers needed for the U.S. Census.
CARTERET — A borough man has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting another borough man and wounding a 17-year-old male, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced yesterday.
OLD BRIDGE — Two more teens were arrested Thursday on murder and murder conspiracy charges in the death of Dr. Divyendu Sinha, a 49-year-old Old Bridge resident.
STATE – The traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation’s birthday on the Fourth of July. However, a joyful celebration can turn into a painful memory when children and adults are injured while using fireworks. Each year emergency rooms are full of patients who are injured by illegal fireworks.
AREA – Some traditional New Jersey Independence Day events have fallen victim to budget cutbacks, but there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate the 4th of July.
WILDWOOD – On Thursday, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced a comprehensive law enforcement and public awareness effort by the Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety to combat underage drinking in Jersey Shore resort areas this summer.
CARTERET — This Saturday, July 3, the borough will host its annual Independence Day Celebration, welcoming thousands of residents and visitors to Waterfront Park and officially beginning the town’s summer “Concerts by the Bay” series.