STATE – Two central New Jersey communities will receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their memorials to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
NEWARK— NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, Sept. 3, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
STATE – More than 1.5 million Garden State school children are returning to school within the next week. One simple way to keep them safe is to drive safely.
STATE – According to a report delivered to the New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits, healthcare benefit costs for retired teachers and state government workers are expected to double over the next nine years.
EDISON – At a campaign stop at J.P. Stevens High School in Edison on Thursday, Democratic Congressional candidate Ed Potosnak criticized New Jersey Republicans on education issues.
STATE — An analysis of open space in New Jersey done by the Sierra Club shows that the state is leading the nation in the loss of farmland.
TRENTON—Teacher salary settlement rates are continuing their downward trend, with the 83 contracts negotiated since January providing average raises of 1.91 percent for 2010-2011, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported this week.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner James Simpson announced that construction projects on roads and bridges will be suspended to help promote safe travel over the Labor Day weekend.
SAYREVILLE – A prominent Democrat warned that Gov. Chris Christie’s 2 percent cap on local property tax increases could wind up hurting New Jersey taxpayers.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears are proud to be hosting First Responders Night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11.