TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation criminalizing the manufacturing, distribution, sales, and possession of designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” in New Jersey yesterday.
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.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has asked the federal government for a Major Disaster Declaration for New Jersey counties impacted by heavy rainstorms and flooding which began on Aug. 13.
LINDEN – Police are investigating the shooting of a 22-year-old Linden man who was wounded earlier this morning at the 1000 block of Wheatsheaf Road.
NEW BRUNSWICK — While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has had recent legislative successes, including dramatic changes in public employee pension and health benefits, more New Jersey registered voters say their opinion of the governor had “gotten worse” since he took office, than say they feel better.
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.
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.
WESTFIELD – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) wants to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to New Jersey.
CRANFORD – During the fall 2011 semester, Union County College will be offering free classes for senior citizens as part of the Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Center throughout the county starting the week of Sept. 6. Classes will run until the week of Dec. 16. Registration will be held during the first session of each class.