In light of the recent events surrounding the layoffs of seven firemen, I feel compelled to point out a few details that seem to be omitted from most publications regarding this heated issue in our community.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) to abolish the state Council on Affordable Housing was approved 43-32 Monday by the Assembly.
STATE – The Geminid meteor shower peaks early tomorrow morning, between midnight and sunrise. Although the weather forecast calls for cloudy skies tonight, if they clear New Jersey residents could see between 50 and 120 meteors per hour.
ELIZABETH –A Union Township man pleaded guilty today to stealing a company’s Internet domain name and selling it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer.
STATE — The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management are conducting an emergency drill this week in areas throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties.
TRENTON—Voters in eight New Jersey school districts – including two in Middlesex County – will act on $194 million in proposed school construction Tuesday, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
TRENTON – Legislation Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin sponsored to help combat the flooding of the South River in Sayreville was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari which would eliminate the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their abusers, and would allow for the revival of cases which were dismissed because the state of limitations had lapsed, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week by a vote of 9-0.
LINDEN — Santa made an early stop to Linden’s Eighth Ward. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis hosted the annual visit at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 4.