Elections

Top Stories

57d81fb43e4a4f15b400f546
57d81fb43e4a4f15b400f546
57d81fb43e4a4f15b400f546

A 3-Way Race for New Brunswick Mayor Develops

June 8, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The quiet primary season in New Brunswick has passed as all the partisan races were uncontested. And, as we move toward the general election in November, only the mayoral race will see a contest.

On Tuesday, June 7, Jim Cahill, who has served as mayor for the past 31 years, as well as the Democratic council contenders went uncontested. Republican ...

57d81fb43e4a4f15b400f546
504e47b26061274f3c000019
504e47b26061274f3c000019
504e47b26061274f3c000019
504e47b26061274f3c000019
57dacdc03e4a4f429300de13
57dacdc03e4a4f429300de13
57dacdc03e4a4f429300de13
57dacdc03e4a4f429300de13
504e48056061275200000020
504e48056061275200000020
504e48056061275200000020
504e48056061275200000020
5069f890606127013400002d
5069f890606127013400002d
5069f890606127013400002d
5069f890606127013400002d
504e481f6061275b22000002
504e481f6061275b22000002
504e481f6061275b22000002
504e481f6061275b22000002

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Ad

The Jaffe Briefing - July6, 2022

TRENTON – Bring em’ on. The more gun restrictions in New Jersey, the better. And that’s why we should also welcome seven new gun laws the governor signed yesterday. Let’s now celebrate that people must actually learn how to fire a gun before getting a gun permit. New Jersey is also banning 50 caliber weapons, making it easier to sue gun manufacturers and dealers, ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 5, 2022

TRENTON – With the state budget signed and the governor heading off to his Italian villa on vacation, it’s time to catch up on all that was missed. Hmm. Here’s one, from the pile:  New Jerseyans who buy electric cars receive a nice gift from the state, up to $5,000 off the purchase or lease, besides not having to pay sales tax. Very generous, thank you. But now the state is ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 29, 2022

**The Jaffe Briefing will be on break, returning Tuesday, July 5**

TRENTON – As media tries to chip away at the new $50.6 billion state budget in the final hours before lawmakers adopt the plan and flee Trenton for the holiday, Politico is focusing on line items related to public schools. Despite the overflowing coffers, the state’s public schools will remain underfunded by $600 ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 27, 2022

TRENTON – There’s no clever angle to describe what’s happened to Roe v. Wade.  Let’s just localize it for New Jersey, with confirmation from Gov. Phil Murphy that a woman’s right to decide what to do with her own body is safe in this state, for now.  The governor said: “it is incumbent that we do more to fully secure reproductive rights and ensure ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 28, 2022

TRENTON – So, it looks like New Jersey has a budget that Democrats can live with: a $50.6 billion spending plan with no additional taxes, a $6 billion rainy-day fund and a full payment for the underfunded pension system, Politico reports. The highlights – thanks to this unprecedented amount of surplus funds and tax receivables – ensures the state will have the largest stockpile ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 23, 2022

TRENTON – Gun control may not be in the national headlines today, yet there needs to be a constant drumbeat to force lawmakers to act before the next crisis. So, let’s push it to the forefront, celebrating that the Assembly advanced a package of bills yesterday to further tighten the state’s firearms laws. These proposed bills are not yet before Gov. Phil Murphy for signature, ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_fbb9e01f087dcc7e0d0b_st_peters_logo

Thu, July 7, 5:30 PM

Saint Peter's Family Health Center , New Brunswick

Saint Peter's Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Carousel_image_d0f59adc40b9901dfe4a_mini_magick20220628-10054-g6ig6a

Fri, July 8, 9:00 AM

New Brunswick

Annual Paper Shredding Event

Carousel_image_7c42b301e1a871119c86_mini_magick20220629-29708-1nrho4m

Sat, July 9, 12:00 AM

New Brunswick

Recycling Collection (Zone #1) - Rescheduled from ...

Rutgers to Offer Flexible Work Arrangements

June 26, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will implement flexible work arrangements for employees as part of a new extensive program that draws from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rutgers Future of Work initiative, announced last week by President Jonathan Holloway, builds on the flexibility and innovation that kept the university operating throughout the pandemic.

“Managing the ...

Woodbridge Cops Nab Stolen South Amboy Police Car Suspect

July 6, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Township police arrested a North Jersey man who allegedly stole a South Amboy police car, crashed it twice into other vehicles, then reportedly tried several times to carjack another vehicle on Route 1, authorities said.

Jamil T. Robinson, 28, of Paterson, is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center on charges of receiving stolen property, assault by ...

OPINION

New 988 Lifeline Number to Launch July 16, 2022

July 6, 2022

he Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs, are moving to a 3-digit dialing code as a way to strengthen and expand the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Beginning July 16, 2022, people can access the Lifeline via 988 or by the 10-digit number (which will not ...