No Such Thing as a Free Lunch—or Free Healthcare

A few days ago, I received an email from the daughter of our congresswoman—a mass email, of course. She explained that because of healthcare reform, which her mother supported, she no longer had to pay a $25 copayment for each prenatal appointment.

Regional Plan Association Unveils New Report On Benefits Of The ARC Tunnel

NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today joined with the Regional Plan Association (RPA) at Newark Penn Station to unveil a new study that reveals the ARC Tunnel could reduce daily travel times by up to 30 minutes for thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters throughout the state.

Environmentalists Plan Rally

EDISON – Members of the Edison Wetlands Association and New Jersey Sierra Club are planning a rally tonight in front of the Edison Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m., prior to the Council Meeting at 7 p.m.

NJ Joins With Other States to Investigate Foreclosure “Robo-Signing”

NEWARK – New Jersey is among 49 states that announced yesterday they have begun a coordinated multi-state effort to investigate whether mortgage servicers committed consumer fraud by not properly reviewing, verifying and signing foreclosure documents filed with the courts.

AAA Study Finds That Parents Consider Most Teens Unprepared For Driving

STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.

Linden Police Blotter

Sept. 17 at 8:47 p.m. – Officers responded to Verizon Communications, 315 S. Park Ave. to investigated a reported theft of copper wire. After a three-week investigation by Detective Kevin Mikolajczyk, police charged Carteret resident Frantz M. Davinson, 40, with fourth-degree criminal trespass on private property.