TRENTON – State Department of Transportation crews have been making steady and significant progress in reopening state roadways as a result of around-the-clock work, Commissioner James Simpson announced.
CARTERET – Longtime borough civic leader Judy Leshko died on Sunday morning after a 15-year battle with cancer.
STATE – The Port Authority is spending more than $2 million per month on interest rate swaps that are tied to bonds that were never issued or have already been refunded, according to a report on PolitickerNJ.com.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie and New Jersey’s two Democratic senators, Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez, have asked President Barack Obama to expedite the Garden State’s request for assistance from the federal government in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Steven Miller, a counselor at Earth House residential treatment center for people with behavioral disorders on Canal Road in East Millstone, sent in these pictures of the flooding there on Sunday.
NEWARK – A 26-count superseding indictment was filed against pharmacist Vincent Hsia, the proprietor of Lincoln Pharmacy Network, located in Edison, and six additional individuals, relating to the alleged distribution of oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, on Monday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth retailer sold the winning ticket in Sunday’s Jersey Cash 5 drawing.
STATE – Utilities are continuing to restore service to customers who lost power due to damage from Hurricane Irene, but thousands throughout New Jersey remain in the dark.
NEWARK – Gov. Chris Christie, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers to watch for home repair scams and charity scams during the post-Hurricane Irene recovery period.