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South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

May 20, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.

Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...

Update on Affordable Housing: How a Mercer County Affordable Housing Ruling Impacts Warren Township

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has provided the following update on affordale housing:

 

Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson's recent ruling in a Mercer County case involving Princeton and West Windsor is of particular importance and is expected to influence Fair Share Housing negotiations in Warren and across the state.

Judge Jacobson clarified the various factors (including, ...

Freiman/Zwicker Bill Raises Age to Buy Shotguns, Rifles in New Jersey

TRENTON), NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey.

Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are allowed to sell rifles and shotguns to buyers as young as 18.

Freiman and Zwicker’s ...

Freiman/Zwicker Bill Raises Age to Buy Shotguns, Rifles in New Jersey

TRENTON), NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey.

Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are allowed to sell rifles and shotguns to buyers as young as 18.

Freiman and Zwicker’s ...

Lance Hosts 47th Town Hall; Constituents, Questions Invited

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ -- New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) will host his 47th in-person town hall meeting on Friday, April 27 beginning at 5:30 pm at Phillipsburg High School.

During the town hall meeting, Lance will take questions on the important issues facing Congress and the American people.  Lance will discuss his leadership role on the Gateway Tunnel and ...

New DMV Facility Should Ease Crunch in Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - B. Sue Fulton is just beginning to find her away around her new office in Trenton , but the newly-sworn director of the Department of Motor Vehicles found her way to Somerville Saturday at the invitation of state Sen. Christopher Kip Bateman for a visit to the local DMV office on Roosevelt Place which has been causing headaches for neighborhood residents.

She ...

Warren Township Recreation Commission Presents Volunteer of the Year Awards

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee recognized Recreation commission volunteers of the year 2017 at the last meeting. 

The Recreation Commission offered their thanks and said, "we could not offer any of these programs mentioned if it weren't for the dedication of the amazing volunteers we have here in Warren. We are humbled and honored to know all of you. Thank you ...

Election 2018: Changes to Warren Polling Places Announced

 

WARREN, NJ - Certain Polling locations in Warren Township will be changed for 2018 and future elections, the township announced on Thursday.

If you currently vote in District 11 or 12, at the Warren Library, your polling location has changed. You will now vote at the Stonecrest Church located at 11 Technology Drive. This is a permanent change.

If you currently vote ...

Bateman Bill, “ Bijou’s Law”, to Require Training, Licensing for Pet Groomers

 

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. .

“It is sadly far too common for us to read of dog grooming deaths in the news,” said ...

No Tax Increase in 2018 Somerset County Budget; Public Hearing May 22

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The 2018 county budget introduced this week by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders keeps taxes stable, reduces the county tax rate, maintains the county's AAA bond rating and maintains services..

“While Trenton is poised to increase the burden on taxpayers, Somerset County is once again keeping its pledge to deliver quality services to residents in ...

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