STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $97 million, or $50.6 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
RAHWAY — Monte Irvin, a famed Negro League player and Baseball Hall of Famer, recently visited Grover Cleveland’s fifth grade. He shared his experiences of playing on segregated teams and with the New York Giants.
CLARK — The American Cancer Society is planning a “Relay Blitz Weekend” to inform the community about their upcoming event, Relay For Life of Clark, a fun and unique way to join in the battle against cancer.
NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
SPRINGFIELD–The Spring International Film Festival concludes at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, May 19. The library will screen The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m.
MONROE – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting in Monroe tomorrow afternoon, his 17th of the year.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.
TRENTON — As part of an ongoing campaign by New Jersey’s Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety, New Jersey officials today reminded students that prom and graduation seasons are meant to be enjoyed while staying safe and sober.