STATE—Chris Daggett proposed a fundamental restructuring of the state’s tax system, changes that will deliver up to a 25 percent property tax cut to all New Jersey homeowners to a maximum of $2,500. All senior citizen property owners will receive…
RAHWAY—Voters approved $34 million in construction and renovation projects for the city’s schools yesterday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Authorities announced the arrest of eight men who were charged with stealing more than $400,000 during a series of burglaries and home invasions.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Authorities announced the investigation into separate bias incidents and the arrest of a teenager who was charged with harassing Jewish residents Tuesday.
EDISON—Nineteen alumni artists from Middlesex County College will be displaying their artwork at the college during the month of October. The public is invited to view this work, as well as attend a reception in honor of the artists, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
HIGHLAND PARK— As policymakers continue to debate comprehensive reform of the nation’s health care system, a new report commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) projects that if federal reform efforts are not enacted, the cost of failure would…
PERTH AMBOY – City officials asked the state for $7 million in extraordinary aid to balance a $75.3 million budget. If the request is denied, residents could see a 13% increase in their municipal tax bills to cover the shortfall, officials said.
STATE—New Jersey has been awarded nearly $40 million in federal funding to enhance efforts on a state and local level to respond to H1N1 influenza this fall, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced Tuesday.
UNION COUNTY—One Democrat freeholder will be re-elected on Nov. 3 because there are now only two Republican challengers.
CLARK—A Clark man who was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday died Monday evening, authorities said.
EDISON – School officials held a meeting for parents last week at Edison High School to explain the school’s failure to meet state mandated academic standards. School officials maintain that Edison High School is not failing. The school fell short…
CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Kevin Walsh has been named the school’s Student of the Month for September.
RAHWAY—The YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will hold their fifth annual community carnival on Saturday, Oct. 3, between noon and 5 p.m.