TRENTON—Acting Governor Stephen M. Sweeney today called upon all New Jerseyans to do what they can to help in the international response effort to yesterday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti. According to the US Census, New Jersey houses the nation’s fourth-largest Haitian population.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST—Air Mobility Command’s 621st Contingency Response Wing stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey deployed airmen to Haiti Thursday in the wake of the country’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake.
KEASBEY – Wakefern Food Corp. announced Thursday that on behalf of its ShopRite and PriceRite stores, it will donate $250,000 to The American Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims in Haiti.
TRENTON – A measure which would prohibit the enforcement of palimony agreements that have not been put in writing, has been signed by Gov. Jon Corzine.
LINDEN—The Linden Police Department is hailing the recently-concluded “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” anti-drunk driving enforcement holiday campaign as a success.
TRENTON – A bill which will allow municipalities with nonpartisan forms of government the option to hold their May elections on the same day as the general election in November was signed into law yesterday by Acting Governor Steve Sweeney.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation announced Thursday that it has pledged $25,000 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund to aid the victims of the Haiti earthquake.
MOUNTAINSIDE — IRS e-file, the popular electronic tax return preparation and delivery service used by two-thirds of New Jersey filers, opens for business today. In New Jersey, nearly 2.8 million e-filed last year out of the 4.2 million returns filed.
STATE – Two years ago, New Jersey lawmakers authorized municipalities to use cameras mounted at intersections to photograph and ticket motorists who run red lights, but local programs have been caught up in red tape.