We’re having a heat wave. A political heat wave. It is so hot, it makes the outside temperature seem like fall is in the air. I dare you to watch the news these days and not be sucked into the black hole of national politics.
The National Grange, the nation’s oldest national agricultural organization, calls on Congress to pass the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 1449) on behalf of its more than 200,000 members in order to protect individual vehicle ownership rights, particularly for residents of farming and rural communities.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian, who apparently was struck and killed while walking along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Amboy Police Chief Darren LaVigne announced today.
TRENTON — To raise public awareness, strengthen viral hepatitis prevention programs and increase the delivery of the hepatitis B vaccine, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight July 28 as World Hepatitis Day.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie was taken to a Somerset County hospital this morning after he complained of trouble breathing. The governor had planned to conduct a bill-signing ceremony in Hillsborough that had to be cancelled.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced they have cosponsored a bill to provide back pay and put hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers who have been furloughed in New Jersey back to work.
ISELIN – Police arrested the suspect in a Newark murder in Iselin Tuesday night, Essex County authorities announced yesterday.
EDISON – Edison Mayor Antonia Ricigliano is planning to hold a public forum this evening in Council Chambers at the Edison Municipal Complex, 100 Municipal Boulevard, beginning at 6 p.m.
EDISON — The local U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be sponsoring the 4th Annual “Christmas in July” cookout luncheon for campers at Kiddie Keep Well Camp on Saturday, July 30.