TRENTON – Legislation to create the Back to Work NJ program intended to stimulate job growth by allowing unemployed New Jerseyans to receive workplace training from a potential employer was released Wednesday by an Assembly panel.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John Wisniewski, chairman of the New Jersey Fire Safety Commission, reminded New Jerseyans Wednesday to keep fire safety precautions in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays with a live demonstration of a Christmas tree fire.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 52-year-old East Windsor man yesterday and charged him with shoplifting, authorities said.
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.