TRENTON—Scores for New Jersey eighth graders on the 2009 National Assessment for Educational Progress mathematics test are among the best in the country and have improved significantly since 2007, Education Commissioner Lucille Davy announced Wednesday.
Two lawmakers are locked in a desperate struggle to avoid being expelled by voters in the 22nd Legislative District, where there appears to be a growing mood to ‘throw the bums out.’
With the state’s unemployment rate approaching ten percent, a looming $8 billion state budget deficit and some of the highest property taxes in the nation, it is clear that New Jersey can’t afford to continue doing business as usual.
TRENTON—A Newark man was indicted Tuesday by a state grand jury for allegedly possessing approximately a kilogram of cocaine that he intended to sell, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
EDISON – A former girls lacrosse and softball coach was sentenced to seven years in the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel for sexually assaulting one girl and endangering the welfare of another by trying to assault her.
ELIZABETH—People can truly make a difference by volunteering. On the last Saturday in September, a group of motivated Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center employees, dedicated members of the Elizabeth Garden Club, Elizabeth High School students, Gardener’s…
EDISON – Officials from Edison Township, the Edison Wetlands Association and Conservation Resources, Inc. will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon marking the first phase of the Edison Landfill Walkway Project.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, Oct. 10, 26 students from Rahway High School joined community members, students from Seton Hall University, and a group of students and parents from Franklin School in a cleanup of Milton Lake Park.
RAHWAY – Aspiring young musicians, singers and songwriters can learn about rock music from a pro this fall.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County has openings for new volunteers:
The Tire Industry Association strongly urges Congress to pass the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (HR 2057) to ensure that car owners and their trusted repair shops have the same access to safety alerts and repair information as the franchised new car dealer network.
MATAWAN – The Provident Bank was welcomed by sunny skies and hundreds of local residents at the grand opening of its newest branch in Matawan on Saturday, Sept. 26, located at 445 Route 34.
When we finally get far enough down the road on health care reform, it will become clear that a driving force in the intensity of the fight was a heart attack. Not the medical kind. The political kind.