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18 min ago | The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - Behind the Rescue Mission of Trenton Monday night, the smell of barbecue lingered in the air as volunteers prepared and served food to hundreds of homeless people who were in for a treat: dinner and a showing of "Uptown Saturday Night." Event organizer Brian Blakely, who runs monthly dinners at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, said the idea came out of the summer movie nights that were held throughout the city.
18 min ago | The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - In the works since 2007, the plan to reopen the Assunpink Creek in downtown Trenton is on track to be completed in about a year and a half, project leaders said at a public meeting Monday night. The creek was closed off by a long, curving culvert decades ago by the Army Corps of Engineers, but was slated for resurfacing after the Army Corps determined that the culvert prohibited fish from migrating into the Delaware River and the roof of the culvert collapsed in 2006.
1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - An engineer has recommended that the state Schools Development Authority abandon demolition plans that would save the historic facade of Trenton Central High School. A report published on the SDA website Monday afternoon details an extensive study conducted by a contractor CB&I Engineering at the 81-year-old school over the last few months.
3 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News
LASHIR, Princeton's Jewish community choir, is looking for new members. The group sings in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino and performs at synagogue and community events, including several times at the State House in Trenton for the annual Holocaust commemoration.
4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - New Jersey is one step closer to having a statewide gun buyback program to cut down on the number of firearms on the streets. The state Assembly today passed a bill that would require the state Attorney General to create a program that would allow residents across the Garden State to anonymously surrender guns and weapons in exchange for a monetary reward.
5 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
TRENTON - Dr. Ruth Perry, executive director of the Trenton Health Team, will appear Wednesday on an NJTV town hall special, "The State of New Jersey's Health: Overcoming Childhood Trauma." "We've learned firsthand from Trenton residents that parents here do not let children play outside because of the fear of drive-by shootings," she said.
6 hrs ago | NJ.com
Last year, onlookers watched in horror as the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River 60 miles north of Seattle collapsed, hurling cars and riders into the murky waters below. Thankfully - miraculously -- no one died, although three people were injured.
10 hrs ago | NJ.com
TRENTON - New Jersey's largest labor union planned to file an ethics complaint last week against Robert Grady, a key adviser to Gov. Chris Christie and chairman of the agency that oversees pension investments. Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate who has been traveling the country as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will make a return trip Wednesday to New Hampshire, site of the nation's first presidential primary.
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.
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