RAHWAY — Pre-Kindergarten students in Kathleen Harris’ class at Franklin School in Rahway decorated their own gingerbread man and gingerbread house after reading ‘The Gingerbread Friends’ and ‘The Gingerbread Baby’ by author Jan Brett.
Despite the horror with which the war party has received the WikiLeaks dump of secret diplomatic cables, at least some of the revelations were cheered. Those who have been agitating for an attack on Iran were pleased to see cables apparently reporting that the heads of Arab states also favor war.
Before Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, unleashed full body imaging scanners and “enhanced” pat downs on American airline passengers, she subjected Arizona drivers to red light cameras.
Most environmental groups and advocates, including New Jersey Conservation Foundation, have supported affordable housing for low and moderate income residents for decades.
STATE – New Jersey’s supreme court has stepped in to monitor real estate foreclosure proceedings.
TRENTON– Today, Gov. Chris Christie announced the selection of Christopher Cerf as his nominee for New Jersey Education Commissioner.
STATE – More than a third of New Jersey residents admitted to “regifting” – the practice of taking a present they’ve received an giving it to someone else. Yet while 38 percent of those responding to a statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ say that they’ve engaged in the practice, an equal number said that they dislike regifting.
PERTH AMBOY — Ten people suffered minor injuries in a Sunday evening fire at Harbortown, a private housing facility in Perth Amboy, city officials said.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projections indicate that over 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, a 2.6% increase compared to the 2009 holiday season.