TRENTON – An effort led by Assembly Democrats to overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill that would create a new homebuyer tax credit program failed this afternoon.
STATE – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney said that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan’s proposal to exempt public safety worker costs from the two-percent cap on municipal tax hikes is “dead on arrival in the Senate.”
STATE — A professional organization has issued an interim suspension to a former insurance agent indicted for allegedly defrauding clients out of nearly $2 million.
STATE — Much of the state is currently under a flood watch until early Saturday morning. The National Weather Service has also issued a high wind warning in effect until Friday morning for much of central New Jersey.
EDISON — Investigators have determined the identity of human remains that were found in a wooded area of Edison last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced last night.
UNION – The Kean University men’s soccer team scored a pair of second half goals to defeat New Jersey City University, 2-0, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
JERSEY CITY– Sophomore forward/midfielder ASHLEY CUNHA gave New Jersey City University a first half lead before junior center midfielder/forward JULIA CASERES buried a penalty kick in the 53rd minute and NJCU withstood a 26-8 disadvantage in shots as the Gothic Knights defeated Kean University for the first time in program history, 2-1 on Wednesday night.
NEWARK – The Kean University women’s tennis teams won 5-of-6 singles matches en-route to defeating host Rutgers-Newark, 6-3, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
CARTERET — Touring the Kinder Morgan redevelopment site on Sept. 29, Mayor Dan Reiman said that construction is well underway on the project, calling for the addition of new storage and blending facilities.