TRENTON – The New Jersey General Assembly leadership on Wednesday urged New Jerseyans to do whatever they can to help the victims of the Haitian earthquake that has left much of the impoverished Caribbean nation in ruins.
PLAINFIELD – The American Red Cross has already released $200,000 and made all of its disaster and sheltering supplies in its Panama facility available to help the victims of Tuesday’s major earthquake in Haiti near Port-au-Prince. To support the Red…
TRENTON – Motions to dismiss the most severe counts of an indictment against former Assemblyman Neil Cohen have been postponed until April 12 at 9 a.m.
TRENTON – Sheila Y. Oliver on Tuesday took the oath of office as New Jersey’s 169th Assembly Speaker, vowing to put the Assembly’s focus on reviving New Jersey’s economy and targeting property taxes and inviting the public to air ideas on tackling New Jersey’s problems.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Senate elected new leadership for the 214th Legislature on Tuesday, unanimously choosing Senator Stephen Sweeney as president of the Senate.
TRENTON–Woodbridge resident Craig J. Coughlin on Tuesday took his oath of office to represent the 19th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly, vowing to be a dedicated advocate for working-class Middlesex County residents.
NEWARK – Following the Jan. 3 security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg plans to introduce legislation to close a security gap at our nation’s airports.
ELIZABETH – A former pastor for the Salvation Army in Plainfield was arrested Tuesday, after a Grand Jury indicted the man on 14 counts of theft by deception, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Gov. Jon Corzine leaves office with just 27% saying the state is headed in the right direction, while a majority (55%) say it’s on the wrong track.
CLARK – A group of concerned parents is appealing the local parish’s decision to close St. Agnes School in Clark at the end of this school year.
ROSELAND – While bankruptcy offers both individuals and businesses financial protection, it’s not a cure-all, advises the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jan. 4 at 10:27 a.m. – At the Essex County Jail, Officer Keith Meehan arrested Perth Amboy resident Amilcar Lincho, 49, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
ELIZABETH—Last week, a Union County jury convicted a Roselle man for second degree robbery stemming from a 2008 case, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.