ELIZABETH – State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) criticized Gov. Chris Christie and praised President Barack Obama in his remarks at a flag-raising ceremony on Monday at City Hall to commemorate the start of African-American History Month in Elizabeth.
RAHWAY — In November, Lafayette Lodge #27 of Rahway made a donation to Home Front Hearts (HFH), a charity that provides support for families of military service members. Randi Cairns, founder of HFH, gave a brief talk to the lodge members and the Master of the Lodge, Lawrence Bodine.
STATE – New Jersey residents say the most pressing issues facing the state are property taxes and jobs, according a new Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll. Each of those issues were identified by 42 percent of respondents, while public schools (20 percent), general economic conditions (19 percent), and other taxes (15 percent) were also identified as causes for concern.
Of all the investments made by the super-wealthy partners at Bain Capital, perhaps none have a greater potential return than the one they have made in Mitt Romney.
Fisker Automotive, maker of exotic electric sports cars being built with help from a $529 million federal loan, has announced layoffs at its Delaware plant as it tries to persuade the Department of Energy to continue backing it with public money.
Although most income you receive is taxable and must be reported on your federal income tax return, there are some instances when income may not be taxable.
CLARK — Fourth grade students in Mrs. Philippakos and Ms. Meredith’s fourth grade science class at Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark have been learning about magnetism.
STATE — PATH will provide additional midday train service to the World Trade Center Station, one block away from the parade route, for tomorrow’s Giants’ victory parade. The ticker-tape celebration is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on lower Broadway.
The bedrock of the American republic is fracturing. The Constitution is being eviscerated by government leaders and their corporate allies. The system of checks and balances embodied in that document, the mechanism which prevents the United States from sliding into tyranny, is eroding.