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Booker, Menendez Condemn Supreme Court Nominee at New Brunswick Church

September 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez joined with Rep. Frank Pallone Monday at Mt. Zion AME Church in the city to press their objections to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the Republicans senators in favor of his confirmation.

Booker, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, criticized GOP senators for refusing to release documents that ...

Gov. Murphy Uses Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen in $15 Minimum Wage Push

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy stood at a press conference in city Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen on Thursday to once again state his goal of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour.

"We've seen study after study that shows there is no magic in what is now $8.60-an-hour (the current minimum wage). In Middlesex County, someone working full time for ...

Department of Veterans Affairs shares Guidelines for Properly Displaying the American Flag

As the community gets ready to celebrate Labor Day, USA.gov and the Department of Veterans Affairs shared some helpful guidelines for showing respect to the symbol of the nation. Check out this helpful information before you fly the stars and stripes.

Traditional guidelines call for displaying the flag in public only from sunrise to sunset. However, the flag may be displayed at all times ...

Cedar Grove Purchases 53 Acres of Land to Preserve Open Space

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - After months of negotiations, the Cedar Grove Town Council announced the purchase of more than 53 acres of undeveloped property within the township on Tuesday.

According to the social media posts by Mayor Joe Cicala and the other council members, the property purchased is located on Ridge Road across from the reservoir.  The post stated:

You may be aware that ...

Water Main Repair Work in Montclair, Delays Expected to Begin, Aug. 23

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Township of Montclair has announced that the Montclair Water Bureau will be replacing water mains on Hillside Avenue, Church Street, Orange Road, Valley Road, and Trinity Place. Work will commence Thursday, August 23 at the intersection of Church Street and Orange Road.

The project is anticipated to last two months. Traffic in the area will be impacted.

Please allow ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Montclair Announces Dates for Bulk Waste Collection of Flood-Related Items

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Department of Community Services (DCS) will collect bulk waste, along with FLOOD-RELATED bulk waste in Section 1 this Wednesday, August 15.

DCS will also have a SPECIAL COLLECTION of FLOOD-RELATED bulk waste (Sections 1 and 2) at the curb on Saturday, August 18.

Residents may also bring FLOOD-RELATED bulk waste items to the DCS yard ...

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