July 29, 2013 |
TRENTON - Where is Cory Booker? It's a question that has dogged the Newark mayor for much of his tenure, with critics saying Booker spends too much time raising his profile on late-night talk shows in New York and elsewhere to be an effective public servant. On Saturday, that question overshadowed the first Democratic debate before the Aug. 13 primary in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey. While Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and U.S. Reps. Rush Holt and Frank Pallone discussed entitlement reform, job growth, and gun control, they mostly wondered why Booker wasn't with them.
August 14, 2013 |
Two grandmotherly radicals, a dude wearing a Soviet logo who calls himself "a run-of-the-mill anarchist," and a write-in candidate for governor who's barely old enough to vote. These were among the dozen or so revolutionaries who assembled Sunday for the Socialist Party of New Jersey's biennial convention, a gathering of Garden State residents with grand - if not grandiose - goals for the nation, perhaps the world. "Upheaval is exactly what we need. Our [current] system is corrupt and sends millions of people into poverty," declares party secretary Pat Noble, 20, who last year was elected to the Red Bank Regional School Board.
October 19, 2013 |
MOUNT LAUREL Government officials hailed the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 as "a game-changer" at a regional economic summit Friday. "This is the most influential piece of legislation ever to impact South Jersey," Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. told about 300 business leaders, bankers, academics, entrepreneurs, and others at the Westin Hotel & Conference Center. "You should all get to know it. " Cappelli spoke at the eighth annual Tri-County Economic Development Summit, which gives an update on the region's economic health.
March 20, 2011
New Jersey Following are some prices recorded by the counties Nov. 15-23. Absecon 407 Cynwyd Dr. , $225,000. 1 Park Cir. , $199,000. Brigantine 7 N. 11th St. , $245,000. 123 Washington Dr. , $204,000. Egg Harbor Township 293 London Ave. , $125,000. Folsom 3316 S. Pinewood Dr. , $215,000. Galloway 111 Seminole Dr. , $175,000. 635 E. Regency Dr. unit 2b , $159,000. Hamilton 517 Calhoun Ave. , $175,000.
October 26, 2014 |
New York state and New Jersey announced mandatory quarantines of arriving passengers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa early Friday evening, and within three hours Gov. Christie reported that a health-care worker who flew through Newark Liberty International Airport had developed a fever and was in isolation at University Hospital Newark. The developments came as state and local health departments were gearing up to carry out the latest federal directive for containing Ebola: monitoring for 21 days all travelers from Liberia, Guinea, or Sierra Leone who fly into the United States.
September 27, 2013 |
NEWARK, N.J. - With just one more preseason tuneup remaining before Wednesday's opener against Toronto, Peter Laviolette has a short list of concerns. One is the Flyers' quiet offense, which has netted only 12 goals in six exhibition contests. Another is his team's compete level, as the Flyers slept-walked through two periods last night before picking it up in the third with jobs on the line. "That's what I don't get," Laviolette said. "We are in an evaluation period, a chance for guys to put their cards on the table and I was disappointed in that tonight.