New Jersey’s 'Sign Language' Not Understood by Feds

NEW JERSEY — The U.S. Department of Transportation has proven there is no room for humor in a federal bureaucracy, moving to stamp out the inspired levity that New Jersey has been putting on its road signs to make drivers notice them.

Humorous messages had been appearing on New Jersey’s highway signs like “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps,”  “Hocus ...

Boy, Could Lautenberg Be Frank: A Senator Who Didn’t Pull His Punches

NEW JERSEY — Forty years ago this month, a founder of Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a businessman with no political experience and never having held elective office, vaulted past a heavily favored Republican icon to later become New Jersey’s longest-serving United States Senator.

Frank R. Lautenberg, a Democrat, beat the flinty, pipe-smoking patrician Millicent Fenwick who ...