UTICA, N.Y. – More than a third (37 percent) of homeowners have cut back on spending for things such as food, transportation and home maintenance so that they could make their monthly mortgage payment, according to a new IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
TRENTON – Legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, to be held with the regular partisan primary elections, was advanced Thursday by a Senate committee.
TRENTON –The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has expanded and extended its free nicotine replacement therapy program
STATE – A Powerball lottery ticket matching all five numbers and the red Powerball for the June 1 drawing was sold in New York. Before taxes, it is worth up to $200 million.
ELIZABETH –Recently, the Washington Post announced the listing of the top high schools in the nation. According to the Post, Elizabeth High School is ranked No. 2 in New Jersey (trailing only Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School in Jersey City) and No. 176 in the nation.
May 24 at 4:20 p.m. – Officers James Guinta and Richard Pannone investigated a burglary at Main Street.
May 23 at 7:17 p.m. – In the vicinity of Alan Court, Officer George Marmarou arrested Woodbridge resident Scott Stetson, 43, on outstanding warrants totaling from Rahway, Westfield and Linden for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Rahway Police Department.
WARREN – Rep. Barney Frank is coming to New Jersey to help Ed Potosnak raise funds for his 2012 Congressional campaign.
HIGHLAND PARK – Over 100 seniors and health care advocates packed the Highland Park Senior Center for a rally in support of Medicare and against Republican efforts to privatize it on Wednesday