FREEHOLD – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced the specifics of Kyleigh’s Law, a first in the nation initiative designed to help prevent senseless teen driver deaths and injuries, which begins May 1.
FRANKLIN LAKES – Former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden was charged with DWI yesterday morning, following a two-car accident in Franklin Lakes.
TRENTON – In a letter distributed Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie called on local school districts and education associations to come to the table to work together in finding cost savings and new efficiencies, spending reductions, and budget solutions that protect education in the classroom and prevent property tax increases.
LINDEN – Authorities are warning Linden residents to be on the lookout for a man who has robbed three homes after confronting residents with a fake police-type badge.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will hold the first of 12 scheduled public hearings and information sessions beginning Thursday, March 25, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.
LINDEN – An Elizabeth man who was a defendant in a court case was arrested for bringing marijuana to Linden Municipal Court on Monday, police said.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that a new traffic pattern will be implemented on Interstate 287 southbound over Possumtown Road in Piscataway Township.
LINDEN – Police arrested an Elizabeth woman for allegedly stealing more than $3,000 worth of clothes and jewelry from Kohl’s department store on East Edgar Road on Monday.
LINDEN—A $3 million cut in state aid should end discussion on whether to keep on the city payroll a part-time lawyer who costs taxpayer $100,000 a year, according to Councilman Derek Armstead.
ELIZABETH—A councilman who invited voters to attend several ‘town meetings’ within weeks of his attempt to win re-election in the June 8 Democratic primary is being criticized for campaigning with city funds.
NEW BRUNSWICK– VSA arts of New Jersey, a nonprofit statewide organization that provides arts opportunities for people with disabilities, will honor the recipients of the 2010 Arts Achievement Awards and the 5th Annual Dare to Imagine Awards on Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at the Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick.
RAHWAY—Blogs? Online forums? What are they all about? Just ask any of the students in the eighth grade computer class at Rahway High School. As part of an initiative to create 21st Century Learners, students participate in a blog.
UNION– Kean University recently received the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Community Seed Grant in support of Project Excel, an ongoing initiative that assists students with learning disabilities. The program is a perfect fit for the Foundation and its mission, which develops, supports and advocates programs that enrich the lives of those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).