NJ’s August Revenue Collections Fall Short Of Projections

TRENTON – While the state treasurer trumpeted August revenue figures that were higher than those realized in 2011, they still weren’t good enough to meet budget projections. Two months into fiscal year 2013, New Jersey’s revenues are 4.9 percent under budget leaving the state nearly $100 million short according to figures releases yesterday.

PHOTO: Sixth Grade Scientific Team Building Activities

CLARK — Students in Miss Franko’s sixth grade science classes learned about the importance of working as a team during their first week of school. To prepare the students for the different lab activities in the year to come the students were asked to work with their team members to create the highest tower using only marshmallows and tooth picks. As the students tried to create the highest possible tower they needed to brainstorm and agree on how to create their tower.