TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee approved legislation yesterday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to provide Corporate Business and Gross Income Tax credits to employers who hire post-secondary students for internships.
RIDGEFIELD PARK – A Bronx man was arrested following a traffic stop this week when a state police trooper spotted hundreds of suspected counterfeit movies and CDs in his vehicle.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Police Department is in the process of reevaluation by the National Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA.)
UNION – Calvary Assembly of God will host a Christian music concert on Sunday, Dec. 12, at the church on 953 West Chestnut Street in Union.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced that traffic will be shifted on Route 22 eastbound over Burke Parkway in Union Township as part of an on-going $1.2 million bridge deck replacement project.
Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality”—something outside the purview of economic analyses. Now that the environment is of such concern, are economists beginning to rethink this? — Josh Dawson, Flagstaff, AZ
EDISON — The Middlesex County College women’s basketball team beat Rockland 75-67 in a well-played contest Dec. 7. The squad is now 5-5.
EDISON — A new student government has been created at Middlesex County College; it now has four officers and elections for 12 to 14 representatives will be held in the spring. Called the Student Government Association (SGA), the organization will represent students and their interests.