TRENTON – State school aid increased by $850 million over last year’s budget, and Union County school districts will get $127 million more than last year according to figures released this week by the Christie administration.
TRENTON – Twenty-six people, including three bar employees and 23 underage patrons, were arrested early today at a bar in New Brunswick as a result of ABC’s College Initiative underage drinking enforcement program, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Director Jerry Fischer announced.
NEWARK – This spring, NJ Transit conducted its first systemwide customer satisfaction survey. The results are in, and the public transit agency passed – barely. Customers rated NJ Transit’s service as “acceptable” or “satisfactory” with a score of 5.2 on a 0 to 10 scale.
TRENTON – As part of Democrats’ effort to highlight the impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts programs benefiting New Jersey’s middle-class and poor, the Assembly Budget Committee will meet next Tuesday to hear testimony how the cuts affect programs that serve children.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republicans are calling for the city’s school district to use extra state aid money provided in Gov. Chris Christie’s budget to fund property tax relief.
TRENTON – Democrats warned that yesterday’s Republican refusal to restore critical funding for municipalities will devastate New Jersey’s cities.
UNION COUNTY — Triple-platinum recording artists Collective Soul will headline at Union County MusicFest 2011 on Friday, Sept. 16. The five-day free music festival will also include performances by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes as well as The Smithereens.
ELIZABETH – The death of a woman whose body was discovered yesterday morning near Schiller Street is under investigation, authorities said.
WOODBRIDGE – A 26-year-old Clark man died as a result of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident Sunday.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 35-year-old Verona man who allegedly tried to steal $1,800 worth of copper piping from Home Depot on Saturday evening.
(NAPSI)—Students who go to college immediately after high school, live on campus and have tuition and expenses paid by their families are being replaced by working learners who juggle career, school and family.
LINDEN — New Jersey Work Incentive Network Support will be holding a work incentive seminar event at the Linden Public Library on Wednesday, July 20, from 10 a.m. – noon.
SPRINGFIELD–The Summer International Film Festival continues at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, July 14. The library will screen White Wedding (2009) at noon and 7 p.m.