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"Feather & Flight" Exhibit At D&R Greenway

"FEATHER & FLIGHT": This photograph of a great horned owl mother and baby by Wayne Domkowski is part of the "Feather & Flight: Juried Exhibit" at the D&R Greenway Land Trust Johnson Education Center in Princeton.


Christie may be a creep, but he's right about this | Moran

After enduring eight years of Chris Christie's insufferable arrogance and bullying, it is tempting to reject every word that comes out of his mouth. My blood pressure doctor would urge me to ignore him now, to ride out these final weeks in peace.


NJ property taxes - You could save by volunteering

The good news - an idea advancing in Trenton would help you reduce your property tax bill by up to $1,000 each year. The bad news - you'll have to work for it, and the proposal applies only to New Jersey's older residents.


N.J. may make contraception easier for women to get

The state Senate voted Thursday to let women obtain their prescribed birth control six months at a time. (AMANDA BROWN Women who rely on prescribed birth control would be able to obtain a six-month supply at once -- at least twice as long as most insurance companies allow, under a bill the state Senate approved Thursday in Trenton.


Makeover of 'Trenton Makes' sign finally coming to a close

For the last 100 years, the Lower Trenton Bridge has greeted drivers entering New Jersey's capital city from Pennsylvania with the same bright slogan. It's the phrase that lead most to refer to the structure as the "Trenton Makes" bridge, and on the 100th anniversary of the slogan and the illuminated sign, the commission that runs the bridge is working on a major facelift .


Soldiers, Muslim charity throw holiday party for city kids

Service members and their families from Joint Base Mc-Guire-Dix-Lakehurst partnered with Muslims4Peace and Stand With Dignity to provide a holiday party for at-risk Trenton kids this week. Over 100 guests, served by The Children's Home Society of New Jersey , enjoyed the festivities, which began with dinner.


Inmate to N.J. prisons: Join the 21st century, let us call cell phones

A federal government study released in May of this year showed that the second six months of 2016 was the first time in history that a majority of American homes - 50.8 percent - did not have a landline, but at least one cell phone. Cell phones, though, are off limits to inmates at all New Jersey prisons.


N.J. Governor Christie eyes nuclear power subsidies, sparks criticism

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he would consider a bill in his last month in office that would subsidize the state's nuclear power plants to prevent them from retiring early, sparking criticism from some energy companies and environmental and public interest groups on Friday. FILE PHOTO: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks in a press conference at the State House in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S. on March 3, 2016.


Commission advances plan to raze state buildings in Trenton

A commission created by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has voted to press forward with controversial plans to relocate two state office buildings in Trenton. City residents have fiercely objected to a project geared toward creating new office buildings for the state's Health, Agriculture and Taxation departments - and raze the current buildings.


Mandatory sentencing laws in NJ - 'Stop the madness'

We get it - there is a need to be "tough on crime." I am all for that - that is, within reason.


TRENTON a " Legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Anthony Bucco, Steven Oroho and Joe...

Legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans Anthony Bucco, Steven Oroho and Joe Pennacchio to establish the "Lake Hopatcong Fund" has passed the Senate Environment Committee. The bill would dedicate $500,000 annually to the "Lake Hoptacong Fund," for the protection, preservation, restoration, maintenance, management and enhancement of New Jersey's largest state-run lake.


Alcohol in cop car had nothing to do with police shooting, director says

A cooler containing alcohol found in the cop car a police sergeant was driving the night he fired at a suspect belonged to another officer, Trenton Police Director Ernest Parrey Jr. said Thursday. The presence of the alcohol, first reported late Wednesday by the Trentonian , led Parrey to take the unusual step Thursday of discussing the ongoing investigation of a shooting involving police officers.


Christie plan to demolish Trenton state buildings advances despite residents' objections

An obscure, yet powerful commission voted Thursday to press forward with plans to relocate two state office buildings despite fierce objections from Trenton residents who argued the development is a squandered opportunity that was forced through the approval process. The swirling controversy is around a $350 million project to build two new offices to house the state's Health , Agriculture and Taxation departments and raze the current structures.


Ex police chief accused of assault, using racial slurs indicted

A federal grand jury Thursday indicted the former Bordentown police chief on charges including using excessive force during an arrest, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Frank Nucera, 60, who is retired from the Bordentown force, was arrested last month and charged with a hate crime assault as well as deprivation of civil rights under the color of law.


Accused shooter in Ewing killing will remain in jail

The man accused of shooting a local rapper outside of his Ewing home during a robbery will remain behind bars pending trial, a judge ruled. Kyree Hill , 18, of Trenton is accused of killing 23 year-old Devon Green in front of his Lanning Street home on Oct. 19. According Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor James Scott, Hill and his co-defendants waited outside of Green's house for an hour until the victim arrived home.


TRENTON a " The New Jersey Department of Health launched STOMP (Stop Tobacco Offenses...

The New Jersey Department of Health launched STOMP , a statewide merchant education program to strengthen compliance with New Jersey's Tobacco 21 Law that raised the age to purchase tobacco products from 19 to 21. The initiative, which coincides with the American Cancer Society's Great American Smoke Out , features a STOMP Out Youth Tobacco Use campaign with tools to help tobacco merchants and their employees understand and enforce the law. It also encourages them to participate with their communities to keep tobacco out of the hands of kids.


(Archive) Probe: Area eateries cater to mob

Several North Jersey taverns and restaurants are among dozens statewide that are secretly owned by organized crime figures, investigators said. The Satin Dolls club and sign in Lodi.



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