The assassination by drone of American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen raises questions that should disturb anyone who holds the rule of law as essential to protecting individual rights and limiting the arbitrary power of government.
STATE—Gov. Chris Christie officially proclaimed October 2011 as “Discover Jersey Arts Month.” To celebrate, JerseyArts.com has launched “Your Jersey Arts Museum Moment,” a program presented in partnership with 14 New Jersey museums inviting the public to share their love for their favorite museum.
SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy YMCA will be hosting a Community Access Week from Saturday, Oct. 22 to Saturday, Oct. 29. All members of the community are invited to come to the South Amboy YMCA to try the facility and learn about all the programs that are available for children and adults alike.
PERTH AMBOY – A June 2011 graduate of Perth Amboy Catholic School had her artwork selected from thousands of drawings entered into a national contest as an honorable mention.
LINDEN — Linden High School students have made a pledge of respect. This students and faculty have been actively participating in the first annual “Week of Respect” along with other schools in the state.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police voted unanimously today to seek a review by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office of all police use-of-force investigations conducted by internal affairs units in each of the county’s 25 municipal police departments.
CARTERET — The Carteret Redevelopment Agency and borough Planning Board have approved plans to redevelop a portion of Washington Avenue for use as a medical arts building, Mayor Daniel Reiman announced last week.
TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff reminded taxpayers last week to file their applications for the Homestead Benefit and the Senior Freeze property tax relief programs before the Oct. 31 deadline.
TRENTON – An audit released today by New Jersey’s Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the state’s largest Medicaid health maintenance organization has done a poor job of pursuing and reporting fraud and abuse recoveries that would lower insurance costs paid by the state.