The choice could not be more stark: tax cuts for millionaires, or full school funding for New Jersey kids. Just a few weeks into his term Gov. Christie has staked out his position, slashing nearly $1.5 billion from state aid to schools and higher education.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz said that individual assistance may be available to private property and business owners as Perth Amboy recovers from a significant storm that took place nearly two weeks ago on Saturday, March 13.
WOODBRIDGE—Authorities are actively investigating the death of an 82-year-old man, who was beaten and robbed in his home in the Fords section of the township, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced today.
MINEOLA, N.Y. – A Roselle man convicted of rape in 1981 has been brought back to Nassau County after living as a fugitive for almost 30 years, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK – After about four hours of deliberations, a jury convicted a 35-year-old Elizabeth man of murdering a South Plainfield resident in his home during a robbery in April 2008.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service added Enrique Done to their 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list this week. Done is wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in Newark, and has been charged for his alleged role as the leader of an international drug trafficking conspiracy.
SAYREVILLE — A 21-year-old Parlin resident and a 22-year-old Cliffwood resident suffered non-life-threatening injuries when they were stabbed with a knife at a bar early Wednesday morning, authorities said.
CLARK – The impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to school and municipal aid awards has gotten the headlines this week, but libraries will also be feeling the pinch under his budget plan.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Kean University softball team fell to host Moravian College in a non-conference doubleheader, dropping the opener 6-1 and falling 10-4 in the nightcap on Thursday afternoon.
LINDEN – Officials from the City of Linden and the Union County Improvement Authority took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fire Station No.1 at 302 South Wood Avenue on Wednesday, March 24.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears announced today the signing of pitcher Armando Benitez and infielder Edgardo Alfonzo for the 2010 season. Benitez and Alfonzo were teammates for the 2000 National League champion New York Mets.
ELIZABETH—The Alumni Association of St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth is hosting their 19th annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m. at the Gran Centurions in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management is equipping 300 public and private schools throughout the county with new all-hazards alert weather radios.