Family Day Fun

PERTH AMBOY —The city’s celebrated its third annual Family Day event on Saturday, Aug. 20, The free event was open to all city residents.

Officials Call For Investigation Of Elizabeth School Lunch Program

TRENTON – Four New Jersey lawmakers have called for an investigation of the federally-subsidized lunch program for children from poor families at Elizabeth’s public schools after the Star-Ledger reported allegations that some school officials’ children had been enrolled even though their parents’ incomes exceeded program requirements.

Christie Signs Bill To Expand DNA Collection

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA law to require samples from individuals arrested on suspicion of certain violent crimes. Previously, only people convicted of violent offenses had to submit their DNA to the state’s database.

Reverse Mortgages Aren’t for Everyone

You can scarcely turn on the TV without seeing ads for reverse mortgages. They’re touted as a great tool for cash-strapped seniors to tap their home equity to pay off bills while remaining in their homes with no monthly mortgage payments.