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.