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The Jaffe Briefing - October 23, 2018

TRENTON - Pot smokers aren't your only typical slackers. Apparently, the New Jersey Legislature is a little sluggish these days, as well, when it comes to keeping with its self-imposed deadline to vote on legalizing pot. Everyone around the bong has been talking about Oct. 29, the deadline for the big vote. But now that vote could happen by Dec. 17, as lawmakers make sure they have the ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2018




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EAST RUTHERFORD - The goal - one would think - is for the ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 11, 2018




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OFF THE RAILS - Rail cars that are 40 years old. Buses that have run up 500,000 miles. And no plan to replace any of them. That's just one of the findings in the NJ Transit audit released yesterday, a must-read for commuters as they stand on the platform and wait for their ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 10, 2018




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OFF THE RAILS - NJ Transit riders: Sorry. Besides the chronically-cancelled, jam-packed trains, it looks as if commuters will also be slapped with rate hikes beginning next summer, to pay for the privilege of all this crappy service. Gov. Phil Murphy was able to hike ...

Prosecutor: Driver Used Marijuana before Accident that Killed RU student

October 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Franklin Township man faces a vehicular homicide charge for allegedly driving after using marijuana last month when he struck and killed a 19-year-old Rutgers University student in downtown New Brunswick.

David Stewart, 36, of the Somerset section of Franklin, was under the influence of marijuana on Sept. 28 when his car struck, Cory Aufiero of Colts Neck, on George ...

New Brunswick Approves New Fraternity House on Tiny Lot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - It is a narrow lot, barely 25 feet wide, created through a subdivision more than 150 years ago, and now it will be the long-sought home to a Rutgers University fraternity.

City zoning board members Tuesday approved plans for Phi Sigma Kappa to build its new three-story house on the lot at 27 Stone St., a block from the university's College Avenue campus.

Once ...

OPINION

Find the Right Job for You at Middlesex County’s Fall Job Fair

October 19, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community ...

OPINION: We Need To Strengthen Disability Rights Law

October 7, 2018

This week marks an important milestone in the civil rights movement for people with disabilities:  the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Stephen Komninos Law in New Jersey.

Named after a young man who died almost 10 years earlier to the day — due to inexcusable neglect by his group home staff — the landmark law established policies and procedures for protecting those ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey and the Passaic County Department of Health Partner to Provide Local Community with Access to Healthcare

October 22, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo.

“We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely breast cancer care, we could possibly save the lives of a third of the people dying from ...

Dr. Charlene Gungil Shares Essential Resources that Local Health Departments Provide to the Public

WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public.

“There is a lot out there,” Gungil continued. “But you have to use it. We can put all of the pieces in place, ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...