The published proposals for legislative re-apportionment continue to promote narrow partisan agendas. For 20 years I’ve been advocating “let the machines do it”. — using simple rules having no objective other than proportional (fair) representation.
RAHWAY — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a man yesterday afternoon in connection with last week’s Rahway homicide, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – As crude oil prices surged because of unrest in Libya, New Jersey gas prices reached levels not seen since October 2008. On Monday, the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey reached $3.195, according to NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
RAHWAY – The average Rahway taxpayer will pay $66 extra this year because of a tax appeal settlement with Merck & Co.
EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Feb. 21 at 1:33 a.m. – Officer Andrew Webb investigated a theft at Jaques Avenue.
HIGHLAND PARK-Memories from a former resident: “I was born in 1929 and lived on the border of Raritan Township, now Edison, in the Lindeneau section. I could actually cross both streets, Woodbridge Ave. and Duclos Lane, and be in Edison.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard someone say that the environmental benefits of natural gas for electricity generation were overstated and that it is not as green-friendly as the industry would have us believe. What is your take on this? — D. Montcalm, Brewster, NY
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library will offer extended hours for two weeks in March to help students who are preparing for exams.