WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Alan Grayson wants to open Medicare enrollment to anyone who can pay for it.
WEST TRENTON– Fatal accidents are on a much lower track than last year. So far, 76 people have died on state roadways compared with 120 people during the same time period last year – a decrease of 36.7 percent, according to the New Jersey State Police.
STATE—Gov. Chris Christie’s 2011 budget proposal takes aim at the environment and cuts many important programs designed to reduce greenhouse gases, protect the environment, and create green jobs, according to the Sierra Club.
TRENTON – Everyone wants the best education for children, but with the state struggling to balance its budget, and its decreasing ability to fund public school programs, parents, educators and school administrators are about to face cuts and reduced services like they have never before seen in the New Jersey public school system, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
LINDEN – Last week, Linden police arrested a pair of suspected drug dealers and seized a kilo of cocaine.
CAMDEN—A former New Brunswick official was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for attempting to hire a hit man to murder his wife, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CARTERET—Borough officials have announced that a contract to lease a portion of the municipal finance building will be awarded to Investors Savings Bank. According to the pending agreement, Carteret will receive $30,000 a year in lease payments from the corporate…
U.S. Census forms are beginning to arrive in mailboxes this week, but one in seven Americans may decide to throw them in the trash.
Yes…this past Sunday was another ‘Daylight Savings Time’ morning, when we actually lost an hour, so, where exactly was the savings?
TRENTON – On Monday, the state Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would scrap the state Council on Affordable Housing and replace it with a market-driven approach to meeting the demand for affordable housing.
March 9 at 2:47 a.m. – In the vicinity of Central Avenue, Officer George Marmarou arrested East Orange resident Shekierra Whitfield, 33, for possession of CDS. She was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a court date.
CARTERET – Last week, the borough signed a redevelopment agreement with energy company Kinder Morgan that is expected to create $30.2 million in tax revenue over the next 30 years.
RAHWAY – Last week, Rahway’s City Council unanimously approved an $8.5 million bond ordinance to fund the construction of a new 1,100-seat amphitheater and other downtown construction projects.