TRENTON – A bipartisan bill which would create the “Grow New Jersey” program to provide tax incentives for companies which maintain existing employment levels and create new jobs in New Jersey received final approval in both the State Senate and the General Assembly on Thursday.
TRENTON – The state Senate approved a bill intended to help ease gas prices by allowing retailers to offer rebates and promotions for purchasing gasoline by a 38-0 vote on Thursday, giving it final legislative approval.
ELIZABETH — Geoscape Solar recently completed the installation of a 733Kw solar power system for Atlantic Central Logistics (ACL) in Elizabeth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —With recent toll hikes and allegations of lack of accountability and fiscal mismanagement at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) introduced legislation that would restore the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ability to determine whether toll hikes are fair to drivers and to give the Department authority to prescribe more reasonable tolls.
STATE – Authorities have cancelled an Amber Alert issued earlier this morning after two Old Bridge children taken from their home have been found.
The tree is up, the house is decorated and the shopping is almost done. I’m actually ahead of schedule this year but I’m feeling the stress that goes with hoping I got the right gift for everyone. Right around now, I’m panic stricken as the clock keeps ticking and the calendar rolls out yet another day closer to Dec. 25. In times like that, my two dogs also function as my private therapist.
UNION – The Senior Department at the YM-YWHA of Union County will hold its annual Hanukkah party and luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 11:30 a.m.
Getting people to understand that money is not the real wealth is a difficult problem. One must also understand the fact that idle money in the stock market, in bank accounts, or even in one’s pocket is not serving its real purpose.
METUCHEN-EDISON-Memories from Ellen Liebson Porges: “In the early to mid 1960s we always went sledding at Tommy’s Pond in Metuchen and brought along a thermos with hot cocoa. As we got older we went to the hill in front of the hospital at Roosevelt Park in Edison.