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Peter Joseph, second from left, chairman of Trenton Biogas, with Brian Blair, president of Trenton Biogas, in the basement of the 21-year-old, never-used, $83 million sludge plant located on Duck Island, which Trenton Biogas is in the process of buying. When New Jersey environmental officials considered a plan for converting organic waste into fuel and fertilizer, they liked what they saw.
ATLANTIC CITY is more than a collection of casinos on a boardwalk. Governor Christie has the right idea to ask the Legislature to add the ailing city to the group covered by the state's largest economic development incentive programs.
In a meeting at the Statehouse in Trenton. the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday passed two bills that would give families more legal power to intervene when a loved one with a drug addiction poses an imminent risk to their own safety or the safety of others.
The Fourth Annual New Jersey Disability Pride Parade & Celebration will be held on Friday, October 3rd, in Trenton, NJ. More than 600 people and organizations representing a wide variety of disabilities are expected to march and roll from the NJ State House on West State Street to the disability pride celebration on East Lafayette Street.
TRENTON -- Two adults and a teen were jailed in connection with a single gunpoint robbery Thursday that netted $60 and a cellphone, police said. Wilquan Anderson, 21, made a call to a 21-year-old Trenton resident around 2:45 a.m., asking the man to come meet Anderson on the 600 block of Beatty Street to meet some girls, Lt.
Two employees of a former Belleville-based construction company have admitted to tax and other fraud charges, including underreporting significant amounts of cash income on their tax returns, according to the Office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Joseph Carsillo, 46, of East Hanover pleaded guilty to an information charging him with one count of subscribing to a false personal federal income tax return for the 2010 calendar year, along with one count of bankruptcy fraud, according to a press release from Fishman's office.
Legislation that would regulate New Jersey's growing sober housing industry and allow for the involuntary commitment of addicts in treatment facilities advanced in the state assembly today, despite concerns from industry representatives and addiction experts about the bills' affect on privacy, affordability and care. The, at-times, heated discussion of the two bills, both sponsored by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, D.-Jersey City, highlighted confusion among lawmakers about what sober houses are and who has the authority to oversee them.
Between February and August of 2011, all three major Wall Street ratings agencies lowered New Jersey's credit rating by one step over concerns about how much debt the state was carrying and how much it owed the public employee pension system. The downgrades came during Governor Christie's second year in office, and after he added more than $1 billion in new borrowing and skipped the full $3 billion pension contribution called for that year by actuaries.
Daevon Bell was arrested and charged with drug and weapons charges after a county task force raid on his Bellevue Avenue home Wednesday. TRENTON -- A Trenton man was jailed Wednesday on $250,000 bail after a county drug task force raid that netted more than $40,000 worth of heroin, authorities said Thursday.
This West Milford group headed for Trenton in 1991 to remind legislators that the township provides reservoir water to 50 percent of the state without compensation. West Milford elected officials and residents alike have objected for many decades that water from township reservoirs provide the water supply for 50 percent of the residents in New Jersey without township benefit or compensation.
TRENTON - In a brief ceremony remembering the victims of 9/11 Thursday morning, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson brought tighter members of the clergy and the city's fire and police departments to remember the sacrifice of those who died in the attack. "We shall not be defeated by fear or terror," said Jackson who is a deacon at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Former inspections director Cleveland Thompson at a Trenton City Council meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2012. Jackson confirmed Thursday that Thompson has been brought back on to the job of electrical sub code official in the department.
Former school board member Peter Heredia being sworn into office. Heredia stepped down on Wednesday.
EWING - The site of the General Motors plant that once powered Ewing's middle class, but has remained vacant for 16 years, is on its way to becoming an economic center in town again, officials said. The developer, Lennar, held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday on the site for Parkway Town Center, a mixed-use development of 820 townhouses and apartments combined with 83,000 square feet of retail space.
A firefighter on the scene of a fire on the first block of North Overbrook Avenue Sept. 10, 2014.
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