Government

April 15, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Planning Board recommended the Topps property as an area "in need of redevelopment" this evening during a special meeting. Located at 22-02 Fair Lawn Avenue on the southerly side of Fair Lawn Avenue, 15 feet east of the railroad right of way, the property is across ...

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Placing the wires underground typically costs seven times more than placing them above ground, a director for PSE&G said. WESTFIELD, NJ — The design approved by the regional electric grid operator PJM Interconnection is to build a new power substation in Cranford, take a burdened substation ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an April 16th Parsippany-Troy Hills Coucil meeting at 7pm.  This is a time change that has been issued for meetings this year.  Previously the times were set at a 7:30pm start. The meeting will take place at the Municipal Building at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard in ...

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Up Date:  After the grand opening, the Guv. is set to make a major announcement at 2 PM in Old City Philadelphia with the Commissioner of Baseball.  Rumors abound that he will announce that Philadelphia will host the 2026 All-Star Game.   Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Governor Wolf ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – All 21 municipalities in Union County received 2019 Infrastructure Grants. The freeholder board presented checks to representatives from each municipality during its meeting Thursday night. This is the fifth year of the Infrastructure Grant program, said Freeholder Chair Bette ...

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HOMDEL, NJ - The 2018 Holmdel Township Municipal Budget is slated for introduction Tuesday morning at 9AM during a special meeting. You can view the agenda here: http://www.holmdeltownship-nj.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_04162019-521 A public hearing on the budget is expected to be held ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - City of Summit offices will be closed for Good Friday, April 19, and the day has been designated as 'parking holiday in Summit with no fees required for on-street parking or in municipal lots and garages. The City of Summit Transfer Station will also be closed April 19 and will ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council apparently won’t back a P.I.L.O.T. (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) program regarding the town’s most ambitious redevelopment project.   The township’s governing body voted unanimously April 11 to deny the township’s interest in, approval of or ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It would have been a “blessing” if President Trump followed through on a proposed plan to have immigrant detainees released into sanctuary cities like Newark, Mayor Ras Baraka said. MORE: Newark Mayor Denounces Trump Administration for Withholding Police Grants “His curse is our ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Cloudy skies and a little rain did not stop residents and community groups from coming out on Saturday to help pick up litter from parks around the township. The goals for community-wide cleanup day are litter prevention and minimizing waste “to improve the landscape in our ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Over 350 residents, business leaders, elected officials, students, and County officials were on hand for the 2019 State of the County Address.  The Address was delivered by Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, on Thursday, April ...

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WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department is holding a summer camp program for students entering grades K-6 in September 2019. Mr. Brett Cunningham is the camp director. The camp takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.  The camp hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Some of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – It’s Tax Day and the numbers are in. The impact of the 3-month Tax Amnesty Program proposed by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (Both D-Middlesex) and Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex)  last April to help replenish state coffers amounts to $282 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – It’s Tax Day and the numbers are in. The impact of the 3-month Tax Amnesty Program proposed by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (Both D-Middlesex) and Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex)  last April to help replenish state coffers amounts to $282 ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Planning Board will be discussing the Topps property, 22-02 Fair Lawn Avenue at tonight's meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Borough Hall. At the March 11 meeting, the Board discussed the Dollar Tree property across the street from Topps on the corner of Plaza Road and Fair ...

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TRENTON - District NIne lawmakers Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove have introduced legislation, S-3352/A-5088, that aims to mandate wage garnishment and participation in enforced community service for certain criminal defendants who fail to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The return date for a legal action filed by Millington Quarry to halt meetings of a Quarry Advisory task force formed at the beginning of this year has reportedly been set for Monday, April 29. In response to an earlier email, Bernards Mayor Carol Bianchi said last week that ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Over 350 residents, business leaders, elected officials, students, and County officials were on hand for the 2019 State of the County Address.  The Address was delivered by Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, on Thursday, April ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials this week addressed two lawsuits involving the county or its departments. One lawsuit involves a former Union County police officer and the other concerns a retiree’s benefit claims. The freeholders moved into closed session Thursday night to discuss a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Township Committee is moving forward on crafting the 2019 municipal budget. Passing the first step in resolution 2019-142, the members of the township committee voted to approve the initial budget and send it to the hearing process before final approval.

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union is set to receive a 2019 Infrastructure grant from the county earmarked for the Phase II Fairway Drive Road Program. Union will receive $90,000 for the project.  All 21 municipalities in the county received grant money.  This is the fifth year of the Infrastructure Grant ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Mayor Frank DelCore will host an informational town hall meeting on Thursday, April 18th ,6-8 p.m.to update residents on the state mandate for affordable housing in the township. The meeting will be at the Peter J. Biondi Municipal Building, 379 South Branch Road. DelCore ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - New to the borough this summer: "Second Sundays," an off-shoot of the previous Farmers Market concept from two years ago. The market will operate on the five following dates: June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8 and Oct. 13. Location: 1 Harding Plaza, at Borough Hall. At the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Summit will receive $95,000 in funding towards a Wallace Road drainage improvement project -- one of 21 municipalities in Union County received to receive monies -- via the 2019 Infrastructure Grants program, the funding for which comes via proceeds from the sale of of Runnells ...

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STAFFORD — Officials reopened the second lane of Route 72 westbound on the repaired Old Causeway Bridge this past week. The New Jersey Department of Transportation's statement said that although the lane is reopened, it's contractor will occasionally close a single lane for final paving. That ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A Tort Claims Notice from the legal offices of Gina Mendola Longarzo was sent to the Spotswood Municipal Offices in early April on behalf of Spotswood Police Chief Michael Zarro and Captain Philip Corbisiero of the Spotswood Police Department. Copies of the 19-page Tort Claims ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Over 350 residents, business leaders, elected officials, students, and County officials were on hand for the 2019 State of the County Address.  The Address was delivered by Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, on Thursday, April ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Over 350 residents, business leaders, elected officials, students, and County officials were on hand for the 2019 State of the County Address.  The Address was delivered by Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, on behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, on Thursday, April ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The long-discussed plan to contract with a paid ambulance service that would answer weekday emergency calls when fewer volunteers are available moved a step closer to reality this week, when township officials were directed to begin talks with professional Emergency Medical ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock council members and its mayor are asking for more civility in discussions about any number of topics before the governing body. At the April 10 Council meeting, officials asked the public to think about how they get their point across, no matter which side of the ...

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