PERTH AMBOY – Acting State Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has overturned the Perth Amboy Board of Education’s April 25 vote to place Superintendent Janine Caffrey on paid administrative leave.
The Press of Atlantic City reports that Long Beach Township intends to use eminent domain in its forthcoming beach replenishment cases involving oceanfront properties within its boundaries. However, unlike its neighbor – Harvey Cedars – Long Beach will apparently be seeking to avoid trials in New Jersey Superior Court, where property owners have received just compensation as due under the New Jersey Constitution.
STATE – Half of New Jersey voters approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as President, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, while 42 percent disapprove. Those numbers are similar to Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating, which stands at 56 percent to 33 percent.
RAHWAY – State Sen. Joe Kyrillos will be the featured guest at a campaign luncheon hosted by the Rahway Republican Committee on Sunday, May 20, at the Firehouse Pub in Rahway.
LINDEN – Newark Council President and Essex County Freeholder Donald Payne Jr. skipped a 10th Congressional District candidates’ forum event in Linden last night. So did Irvington Mayor Wayne Smith.