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Not So Fast Newark; Mayor Says Somerville Ideal Home for Amazon HQ2

October 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and assorted state and Essex County officials will try to convince online behemoth Amazon.com to invest billions in Newark as the ideal location for its planned expansion and an east coast headquarters complex worth billions to the state and local economy.

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher says not so fast, suggesting ...

Bateman Bill Gets Tough on Molesters Posing as Child Caregivers

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer) has introduced legislation that would establish mandatory prison terms for child molesters who use their position as a child care provider to gain access to victims.

This would include people posing as caregivers on websites such as Care.com, or at any other child care center or provider ...

Life is Good: Hillsborough​ Ranked as one of the Best​ ​Places​ ​to​ ​​ ​Live​ ​in​ ​New​ ​Jersey

 
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Hillsborough Township has been as one of the best places to live in New Jersey based on several quality of life criteria as compiled by New Jersey Monthly magazine.

The magazine rated the township as the 46th best place to live in New Jersey out of 513 municipalities, putting Hillsborough in the top 10 percent of the state, according to​ ​Mayor​ ​Carl​ ​Suraci ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner Honored by NJ Congressional Delegation

WASHINGTON -  New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12th) on Thursday announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. 

He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national example of ...

Murphy and Guadagno Endorse Efforts of New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey's two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican community ...

New Jersey Audubon Takes the Monarch Butterfly Under Its Wing

CAPE MAY, NJ - As summer winds down, birds and retirees aren't the only ones flying south for the winter.

Monarch butterflies — the regal pollinators known for glimmering orange and black wings — are about to embark on an annual journey to Mexico that will span thousands of miles. Along the way, many will pass through New Jersey, drawing tourists to the Cape May area and ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

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