Who Are The Real Losers In The Rutgers Stadium Debacle?

By Michael M. Shapiro The private fundraising effort to pay for a $30 million shortfall in the financing of a $102 million stadium expansion for Rutgers University has been a debacle.  Less than $2 million has been raised since the…

Online editions: Week of Sept. 18, 2008

This week’s CMD Media newspapers are available online in PDF format. Sept. 18 Clark Patriot Sept. 18 Elizabeth News Record Sept. 18 Linden News Record Sept. 18 Rahway News Record Sept. 19 Atom Tabloid Print versions can be purchased at…

Bush To Attend NJ Fundraiser

STATE—President George W. Bush plans attend a Colts Neck fundraiser on Monday Sept 22 for Republican Congressional candidates, state Sen. Leonard Lance (R-Hunterdon) and Medford Mayor Chris Myers. The visit has given Democrats a chance to again link their rivals…

Residents Can Have Their Say On Toll Increase Proposal

STATE – Public hearings on a proposed toll-increase package for the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike will be held next week. If approved in its current form, Parkway commuters would see a 143 percent toll hike and…

$47 Million Waiting for 156,000 New Jersey Residents

NEWARK—Unless an estimated 156,000 eligible New Jerseyans file “short form” IRS tax returns before Oct. 15, up to $47 million in economic stimulus payments will go unclaimed in the Garden State. AARP New Jersey and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)…

New Jersey Residents Say Leave the Drinking Age at 21

STATE—Lowering the drinking age to 18 is not a popular idea among New Jersey residents. According to a recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind and co-sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), just 18 percent…

Police Arrest 3 In Alleged Drug Ring

UNION – Police arrested three alleged gang members last week who are accused of running a cocaine delivery service that delivered small amounts of cocaine to customers in mostly upscale neighborhoods in Union and Essex counties, authorities said. The arrests…