Tag Archive for New Jersey

For Creatures Great And Small

For Creatures Great And Small—Lower, Middle and Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison have been collecting supplies such as dog/cat food, newspapers, blankets, toys, and other items to benefit animal shelters in the area. The drive was…

Vitale Unveils Plan for Health Care Coverage for All New Jersey

TRENTON –Senator Joseph F. Vitale, a longtime advocate for affordable and accessible health care coverage, announced Monday an ambitious and transformational health care reform package aimed at covering all New Jersey residents by the year 2011.

McGreevey A Trois

STATE—The New York Post reported that the estranged wife of former Gov. James McGreevey must have known he was gay, because they shared their bed with a twenty-something driver and aide. In an interview with The Post, Teddy Pedersen recounted…

Woodbridge Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-The freezing winds didn’t keep stop parade goers from attending the 35th Annual Woodbridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 9. The parade began with the Central Jersey Marine Leathernecks Corps League followed by the John…

Senate Approves Paid Family Leave Legislation

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Steve Sweeney and Senator Barbara Buono which would provide paid family leave benefits for workers caring for sick family members and newborn or newly adopted children was approved Monday by the…

Lawmakers Want To Make October “Hispanic Heritage Month”

TRENTON – Last week, Assemblymen Neil M. Cohen and Joseph Cryan announced the introduction of legislation that would statutorily designate each October as “Hispanic Heritage Month” in New Jersey. Senator Raymond J. Lesniak announced he will sponsor an identical version…

Law Change Allows Police To Stop Drivers Who Use Hand-Held Phones

STATE—Motorists traveling the roadways throughout the State of New Jersey should be aware of a change in the law that will take affect this Saturday, March 1. Starting Saturday, police will be able to pull over drivers who use their…