Tag Archive for New Jersey

Writer’s Block: Back Away From That Donut

Late night comedians, such as David Letterman, know that the sure way to hit the jackpot in ratings is to make fun of Governor Christie’s weight. A surer bet for high ratings is to have the Governor himself come on your show while you do this to him in person. Considering his short fuse and bluster, Chris Christie is surprisingly a good sport about it all. And that’s the problem. Why can’t our governor just lose some weight?

Six Flags Plans Job Fair This Saturday

Big Wave Racer, a new 4-story tall water slide complex, is one of the new attractions that guests will be able to enjoy at Six Flags Great Adventure Hurricane Harbor in 2013 (Photo courtesy of Six Flags Great Adventure)

JACKSON — Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey’s largest seasonal employer and the largest employer in Ocean County, is hiring more than 4,000 employees including 200 interns for the 2013 season. Since opening the employment center Monday, the park has received a steady flow of applicants getting a jump on the hiring season.

Insurance Broker Replaced With Political Boss’ Firm

BERGEN COUNTY – Last month, Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan decided to replace the county’s longtime insurance broker with a firm headed by South Jersey political boss George E. Norcross. Now the replaced company is calling for state and federal authorities to investigate the arrangement, according to a report by the Bergen Record.

[PHOTO] Freeholders Sponsor Sensory-Friendly Theater

RAHWAY — Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter (L) and Freeholders Alexander Mirabella and Bette Jane Kowalski (2nd R) speak with Donia Fahim (2nd L) and Deborah Stein of Autism Friendly Spaces pose for a photo before a live performance of Seussical at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway last weekend.