With the swimming beaches of four Gulf states – Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida – fouled for the foreseeable future by the BP oil spill, many American families are likely to be re-evaluating their summer vacation plans.
Each spring, many of us have a case of cabin fever from a long “winter of discontent. “ After being cooped up indoors for months, it’s time to get outside!
NEW BRUNSWICK — New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 celebrated its Flag Day Ritual on Monday, June 14, at the lodge located at 40 Livingston Avenue with several members in attendance as well as Cub Scout Pack 19.
STATE – An appellate court ruled that Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to withhold state aid to school districts, forcing them to utilize budget surpluses, is constitutional.
LINDEN – ROTC Cadets at Linden High School marked the occasion of Flag Day.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to spark economic development by increasing the number and types of businesses eligible to benefit from tax exempt purchases in Urban Enterprise Zones was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
PERTH AMBOY – State officials approved the city’s request to move from a fiscal year to a calendar year municipal budget cycle, a move intended to give local leaders more time to address a $5.2 million budget gap.
MOUNTAINSIDE — For the past six weeks, children with developmental disabilities had the opportunity to learn about horticulture at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
TRENTON – Legislation to protect New Jerseyans from unfair ATM charges was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
ELIZABETH — Joe Krech has been re-elected president of the Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 199, representing corrections officers at the Union County Jail, which held elections on June 10.
SPRINGFIELD — On Thursday, June 17, at 10 a.m., the Great Books Discussion Group, which meets on the third Thursday of each month, will investigate various aspects of Edgar Allen Poe’s work.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library is hosting the workshop, Job Hunting in Tough Times, on Wednesday, June 16, from to 7 to 8:30 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY — Do you have a green thumb?