WASHINGTON, D.C. – States with weak gun laws supply guns to criminals in other states at a rate five times higher than dealers in states with stronger gun laws, according to a Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence analysis of newly released crime gun trace data.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac and township officials will cut the ribbon to officially open the “Greenable Woodbridge Museum of the Future” on Saturday, June 12 at the Woodbridge Center Mall
TRENTON – By a vote of 37 to 1, the full Senate approved a bill on Thursday which would institute efficiencies in the unemployment insurance (UI) system intended to benefit laid-off workers and employers alike, while also protecting those in dire financial circumstances from certain abuses that have recently come to light.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the start of construction on a $21.5 million viaduct replacement project on Route 22 in Hillside Township.
TRENTON – Noting the negative impact that debt and the inability to legally drive can have on a person’s life, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced the creation of the MVC Surcharge Payment Incentive Program this week.
LINDEN – Police arrested two men on Tuesday night after investigating a report of shots fired on the 700 block of Allen Street, authorities said.
ELIZABETH – Home furnishing retailer IKEA will offer each of the first 250 customers on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, a gift card ranging from $5 to $250 to mark completion of a comprehensive renovation of its Elizabeth store.
UNION–On Thursday, June 24, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New Jersey District Office will play matchmaker to SBA lenders and New Jersey small business owners seeking to finance their business expansions or start-up ventures through an SBA-backed loan.
When time and money are in short supply, it’s hard to think about big remodeling projects. But with a little imagination and a small outlay for top quality 100% acrylic latex paint, you can quickly make big changes in the appearance of your home’s interior or exterior.
STATE — Surfrider, Sierra Club and Clean Ocean Action are organizing New Jersey residents to participate in a national event called Hands Across the Sand. The event will oppose offshore oil drilling and the threat it poses to New Jersey’s coastal economy and marine environment.
Memories from William Frolich: “My old family homestead in Elizabeth still has a well, but it is covered with a flagstone. The pump there used to have a wooden base to hold it at a convenient height for hand pumping and on hot summer days wagon drivers used to draw buckets of cool water for their horses.
RAHWAY — Space is still available in the Kids’ Summer Art Workshops at Arts Guild New Jersey. The program is offered as five-day art workshops for children ages 7 – 12 in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture.
Nothing says summer vacation like warm days spent at the pool or a quick weekend retreat to the beach. Whether you’re jumping waves in the ocean or splashing around in a pool, these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center will help keep you and your family safe this summer.