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CORZINE A TERRIBLE POLITICAL LEADER, BUT NOT A CRIMINAL

December 12, 2011

The witch hunts continue

In the Spotlight

December 12, 2011

Name: John van Keuren
Position(s): Mayor of Glen Rock
How long in position: This is Van Keuren’s second term and 8th year as... More >>>

Congressman Rothman at Work for Vieques, Puerto Rico

December 12, 2011

Work opposing ‘dictator’ bill and government shutdown unclear

You Can’t Take It With You!

December 12, 2011

By AMANDA ANTONUCCI
Staff Writer

This weekend, the Hawthorne High school drama department lit up the stage with their rendition of... More >>>

Woman charged in penis enhancement death

December 12, 2011


(UPI) -- A New Jersey woman was charged Saturday in the death of a man who died of a blot clot after she allegedly injected silicone into his... More >>>

New death penalty bill surfaces in NJ

December 09, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

The corpse of a two-year-old girl was found in Shark River in Monmouth County on November 22. Tierra... More >>>

In the Spotlight

December 09, 2011

Compiled by STEPHEN CULPEPPER
Staff Writer

Name: Timothy Jensen
Position: Councilman, Oakland
How long in position:... More >>>

NJ's Bumbelfoot and Guns N' Roses selected to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Bon Jovi snubbed

December 09, 2011

By KARLA KELLY, Staff Writer &
CHRISTIE NAPURANO, Managing Editor

While NYC’s the Beastie Boys, with their hit “No Sleep Til... More >>>

40 people indicted throughout New Jersey for sale of illegal drivers’ licenses

December 09, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
On the Law

Forty individuals, including six former Motor Vehicle Commission (“MVC”) clerks, 21 customers, and... More >>>

Historic Hoboken ferry terminal reopens

December 09, 2011

By WENDY S. SCHIBENER
Staff Writer

After laying dormant for nearly 45 years, the historic Hoboken Ferry Terminal has re-opened its doors... More >>>

Dems, GOP fight out bogus film tax credit program

December 08, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

Digital media, film and television production crews, and related companies are crossing the border, to the other... More >>>

In the Spotlight

December 08, 2011

Compiled by ALICE PARK
News Editor

Name: John Hipp
Position: Mayor of Rutherford
How long in position: Mayor John Hipp... More >>>

SHOULD NEW JERSEYANS WORRY ABOUT ANTI-ABORTION LAW IN OHIO OR GERMAN CHILD PORN LAWS?

December 08, 2011

By MARIO CASH

Ohio ‘Pro-life’ Group Opposes Anti-abortion Law

There appear to be two different pro-life factions in Ohio. One... More >>>

Appointments by Governor Christie – judges, cemetery board and more

December 08, 2011

By VICKI MARTINE
Staff Writer

Last week, Governor Chris Christie made the following appointment nominations.

SUPERIOR COURT
Nominate... More >>>

N.J. mayor resigns in wake of sex scandal

December 08, 2011

(UPI) -- The mayor of Medford, N.J., accused of having sex with a male prostitute, has formally submitted his resignation, town officials said.
... More >>>

Equal Protection Clause violated as nine NJ cities receive $140 million in state aid

December 07, 2011

North Arlington councilman blasts assembly for passing inequitable bill

In the Spotlight

December 07, 2011

Compiled by STEPHEN CULPEPPER, Staff Writer

Name: Russell R. Huntington
Position: Borough Attorney, Westwood
How long in position:... More >>>

The Wood-Ridge Republican Club seeks contributions for veterans' transitional homes

December 07, 2011

By ALICE PARK, News Editor

Before Thanksgiving, the Wood-Ridge Republican Club announced it would be collecting food for homeless veterans and... More >>>

Today's Business is brainchild of Wayne & East Hanover college football buddies

December 07, 2011

By CHRISTIE NAPURANO
Managing Editor

As anyone who has worked in the “real world” will tell you, getting a job these days is... More >>>

Older light bulbs not dead yet

December 07, 2011

(UPI) -- New Jersey businessman Larry Birnbaum says he has an incandescent light bulb for people who don't want to switch to compact fluorescent... More >>>

Passaic/Bergen poll shows Gingrich, Romney & Paul in dead heat

December 06, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

Early Passaic and Bergen County holiday shoppers were asked a question on Saturday and Sunday:
... More >>>

Trump repeatedly named as alternative presidential candidate in NJ poll

December 06, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

This past Saturday and Sunday, Garden State Journal conducted a poll, asking 138 people in Bergen and... More >>>

Bears wreak havoc on New Jersey…except not really

December 06, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

On top of toll hikes, taxes, unemployment, hurricane and snowstorm damages, New Jersey has another thing to worry... More >>>

In the Spotlight

December 06, 2011

Compiled by STEPHEN CULPEPPER
Staff Writer

Name: Jaymee Hodges
Position: Planning Board Chair of Westwood
How long in... More >>>

Elizabeth cop charged with shaking down illegal immigrants

December 06, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
On New Jersey Law

Rocco Malgieri, an Elizabeth police officer, was indicted last week by a Union County Grand Jury for... More >>>

NEW JERSEYANS: A HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIP

December 06, 2011

Don't Come Undone: Last-Minute Gifts Everyone Will Love

State legislators blow smoke up state debt report although it includes 12% increase in total obligations

December 05, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

Over the weekend, a number of state assemblymen and senators commented on the most recent debt report ... More >>>

House panel subpoenas Corzine on MF Global

December 05, 2011

(UPI) -- A U.S. House committee voted to subpoena former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine to appear at a hearing on the collapse of the brokerage firm... More >>>

FEMA leaves out Bergen and Passaic Counties in major disaster declaration

December 05, 2011

By ALICE PARK
News Editor

Governor Chris Christie sent a letter to Washington in November, asking for federal aid in the wake of... More >>>

Denville cop admits to taking drugs being held as evidence

December 05, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
On New Jersey Law

Eugene Blood, a Denville police officer, plead guilty this week in Morris County Superior Court to third... More >>>

In The Spotlight

December 05, 2011

Compiled by Stephen Culpepper
Staff Writer

Name: John F. Roth
Position: Council President of Mahwah
How long in... More >>>

Unconstitutional denial of 7-Eleven application in Hawthorne results in appeal

December 02, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

This week, aggrieved parties filed an appeal of an August 15 decision of the Hawthorne Zoning Board of... More >>>

In the Spotlight

December 02, 2011

Compiled by STEPHEN CULPEPPER, Staff Writer

Name: Max Arnowitz
Position: Mayor of Hillsdale
How long in position? 18 months
Past... More >>>

Conservative organization criticizes development of wind power

December 02, 2011

By ALICE PARK, News Editor

“Tell Governor Christie to STOP NJ’s $100 million windmill boondoggle!” exclaimed the Americans... More >>>

Newark car dealers charged with money laundering after undercover sting

December 02, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
On New Jersey Law

The owner of a Newark auto dealership, Gilberto A. Teixeira, Jr., and his father, Gilberto A. Teixeira,... More >>>

Reward offered for N.J. whale shooter

December 02, 2011

(UPI) -- Authorities are offering a $12,500 reward for information leading to the person who illegally shot and killed a pilot whale off the coast... More >>>

CHRISTIE TO OBAMA: WHAT THE HELL ARE WE PAYING YOU FOR?!

December 01, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

Governor Chris Christie is upset with President Barack Obama. Most recently, he’s been hot and... More >>>

In the Spotlight

December 01, 2011

Compiled by STEPHEN CULPEPPER, Staff Writer

Name: Timothy Jensen
Position: Councilman, Oakland
How long in position? Elected as... More >>>

BLACKOUT IN PASSAIC COUNTY

December 01, 2011

Power outages becoming common with fear from 2003 massive blackout revisited

N.J. plan would restrict teen licenses

December 01, 2011

(UPI) -- Getting a New Jersey driver's license would take longer for teens, and parents would also have to get involved under a bill before the... More >>>

Charges dropped in 'Idol' hopeful's death

December 01, 2011

TOMS RIVER (UPI) -- A New Jersey man arrested for the 2009 hit-and-run crash that killed a woman who twice auditioned for "American Idol" has... More >>>

Suspect in Shark River death captured

December 01, 2011

SAN DIEGO (UPI) -- Authorities in San Diego said Tuesday they arrested a New Jersey man wanted for allegedly hurling his 2-year-old daughter to... More >>>

Bergen County Republicans - in great shape at local level, bad shape at the county

November 30, 2011

By LAWYER NICHOLAS
Staff Writer

Election results show that GOP leadership is strong in the varied municipalities throughout Bergen County.... More >>>

NJ Lawmakers Consider Bill to Provide Suspended Drivers with Restricted License

November 30, 2011

By NACE NAUMOSKI
Staff Writer

The New Jersey State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow a person whose driver’s license... More >>>

In the Spotlight

November 30, 2011

Name: William J. Martin
Position: Westwood Zoning Board Chair
How long in position? Zoning Board Chairman since 1995
Past experience:... More >>>



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