When Newsweek recently asked 1,000 adult U.S. citizens to take America’s official citizenship test, 29% of respondents couldn’t name the current vice president of the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The leader of the nation’s third-largest political party criticized President Barack Obama’s decision to attack Libya on Sunday, saying that U.S. foreign policy is fueling resentment for America in the Arab world.
CARTERET – Last night, police arrested a borough man accused of strangling his live-in companion to death, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced.
ELIZABETH – New Jersey’s attorney general joined with representatives from the State Division of Consumer Affairs and the Consumer Federation of America to warn elderly residents about a scam that preys on their desire to help their family members.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s school funding cuts violate the state’s constitutional mandate to provide a “thorough and efficient” public education, a court-appointed Special Master ruled on Tuesday.
NEWARK – Jeffrey Atkins, the rapper popularly known as “Ja Rule,” admitted Tuesday that he did not pay federal taxes for five years, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Nobody won the jackpot in last night’s Mega Millions drawing, so the prize will rise to $304 million for Friday’s drawing.
CLARK – Girls from Brownie Troop 249 from F.K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were busy this past month selling boxes and boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.
TRENTON — Legislation that reportedly could have led to higher telephone bills for New Jersey seniors and other low income residents on tight budgets was pulled from the agenda Monday before it could have received a final nod from state lawmakers.