May 23, 2018
1:22 AM

RSS Incoming Information Feeds  

topix News Feed - Trenton

Gas tax blues and Spadea's 5-point plan to make NJ affordable

No sooner did the previous governor and his cohorts in the Legislature propose a hike in the gas tax, we called it out for what it is. A blank check drawn on your account for the elite insiders to line the pockets of special interests.

US Judge Rejects Challenge to NJ Firearm Carry Restrictions

A federal judge in Trenton, New Jersey, has turned back a constitutional challenge to New Jersey's law requiring the showing of a "justifiable need" for anyone who wants to carry firearms in public. The suit was brought by the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs and a Wall, New Jersey, resident who was denied a permit to carry a handgun because he could not demonstrate a justifiable need.

TRENTON a " Following three consecutive months of gains, New Jersey employers reported...

Following three consecutive months of gains, New Jersey employers reported fewer jobs in April as the unemployment rate edged lower by 0.1 percentage point to 4.5 percent. Total nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased by 7,200 in April to a seasonally adjusted level of 4,174,300, according to preliminary estimates produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

That big debate over Phil Murphy's tax increases will rage on as no new cash is flowing to N.J.

If New Jersey lawmakers were hanging on to hopes that tax collections would prosper and spare them from some tough budget choices on making cuts or raising taxes, Monday's assessment from state budget experts was a bitter pill. There was no "April surprise," the Trenton expression for a boom or bust income tax filing season that can expose last-minute budget shortfalls or turn up extra cash.

Oh baby! This had to be the cutest Statehouse rally ever.

Wearing diapers, riding in strollers, and for the first time flexing their political muscle, a bevy of babies accompanied their parents to a Statehouse rally to remind lawmakers they shouldn't forget families at budget time. Parents, clergy and lawmakers participating in the "Think Babies" demonstration in Trenton spoke broadly about the need for more affordable child care and a more generous paid family leave law that would double time off from six weeks to 12 weeks after a child is born or adopted.

Grinning woman turns heads by parading in the Nude through a New Jersey suburb

The unidentified woman caught the attention of several neighbors on a street in Trenton as she strolled along the sidewalk in her birthday suit. Video footage shows her switching between a cheeky smile and red-faced fury as confused spectators question whether she's under the influence of drugs.

How surveillance cameras led police to charge 6 after the killing of 2

When Mercer County's Homicide Task Force was scouring the Chambersburg neighborhood of Trenton investigating the January killings of two young men from Philadelphia, they did what police typically do. Cameras helped investigators piece together the chain of events that led to the murders of Jerard Perdomo Santana, 25, and Ivan Rodrigues, 19 on the afternoon of January 22, a probable cause affidavit shows.

TRENTON a " New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill giving judges, Cabinet officials and other government officers a salary increase. Murphy said in a statement Friday that the measure was ``long overdue.'

Gas prices remain high with holiday weekend approaching

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information.

New Jersey company recycles what others don't

TerraCycle , based in Trenton, New Jersey, offers programs to recycle so-called "hard-to-recycle" waste in partnership with companies around the world, including Barilla, Arm & Hammer, Febreze, Brita, Colgate, L'Occitane and many others. Approximately 20 million people across the U.S. participate in TerraCycle's free recycling program and its paid "zero waste box" programs, said Lauren Taylor, the company's global vice president for communications.

Valor awards bestowed on 3 Trenton officers for heroism

And Officer Freddy Jiminez saved a distraught man from certain death by single-handedly pulling him back inside his eighth-floor apartment as he dangled from a window by his fingertips. Those acts and several others that occurred in 2017 were honored Thursday night during the Trenton Police Department's annual awards ceremony.

This officer secretly recorded his chief spewing racist remarks

The cop who stealthily recorded 100 hours of his former chief talking -- and using racial slurs -- had remained anonymous, until yesterday. A filing in the federal racial assault case against former Bordentown Township Police Chief Frank Nucera Jr. names the person who handed over the recordings to the FBI as Nathan Roohr, a patrol sergeant.

The Latest: Teacher's husband 'devastated' by her death

Authorities say a school bus and dump truck have collided on a New Jersey highway and multiple people are injured. TRENTON, N.J. - The Latest on the aftermath of a school bus crash with a dump truck in New Jersey : The husband of a New Jersey teacher killed along with a student in a school bus crash that also injured dozens of others says he's "in shock, devastated and totally crushed" by the tragedy.

Business Notes

MLCVB wins advertising award The Meadowlands Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau won the New Jersey Travel Industry Association's 2017 Excellence Award for Advertising for its television commercials targeting three different markets: Meeting Planners, Price-Sensitive Travelers to NYC and Northern New Jersey Visitors. MLCVB President and CEO Jim Kirkos, Vice President Judy Ross and Ron Simoncini of Secaucus-based Axiom Communications, which produced the commercials, accepted the award on behalf of the Meadowlands Region in Trenton at NJTIA's annual meeting.

CWAers Join Poor People's Campaign to Fight Inequality

Beginning this week, CWAers and retirees are joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice. CWA members rallied in cities this week including Columbus, Ohio; Trenton, N.J.; and Washington, D.C., where CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens was arrested along with other activists, including the co-organizer of the renewal of the Poor People's Campaign, Reverand William Barber, II.

FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.

Here are N.J.'s 10 most endangered historic sites for 2018

Preservation New Jersey , the organization which advocates for historic preservation, on Tuesday morning in Trenton took another step in its ongoing effort stem the loss, announcing its 10 Most Endangered Places list. Included this year are "irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and archeological resources in New Jersey that are in imminent danger of being lost."

The Hunt: A Home to Reshape in His Image

During his first decade in New York City, David A. McKnight lived in rentals downtown. But three years ago, when he was renting in the financial district, he decided to start saving to buy something.

NJ Democrats divided over tax hikes

To tax or not to tax? That's the question fueling the feud among NJ Democrats Ideological divide widens among NJ Gov. Phil Murphy and intra-Party foe, Senate President Steve Sweeney Check out this story on New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks at the Madison train station about proposals to fix NJ Transit. The governor has referred to NJ Transit a 'national disgrace' and vowed to make over the troubled agency.

Art Exhibit on Display at One Bergen County Plaza to Celebrate Asian American & Pacific ...

As part of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month which is celebrated during the month of May, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that an art exhibit will be on display on the 5th floor of One Bergen County Plaza until May 30th. The exhibit features two notable and celebrated artists with a long history of compelling work .

If you don't already have Adobe Reader installed on your PC to open & view a PDF document, you can obtain a free download of Adobe Reader directly from Adobe by clicking the link displayed below.

Print this page Print this page Print this page Email this page Email this page

For Visitors | Home | About Trenton | For Residents | 2017 Real Property Tax List | 2018 Municipal Holiday Schedule | 2018 Mercer County Recycling Schedule | Boards & Commissions | Trenton Humane Law Enforcement & Animal Services | Bureau of Health Promotion and Clinical Services | City Audits | City Budgets | City Tax Rate | Community Asset Map | E-Mail Subscriptions  | Employment Opportunities  | Emergency Broadcast System | Forms Center | Housing Inspections | Information for Taxpayers | Meetings, Agendas & Minutes | My Brother's Keeper | News & Announcements | Departments | Office on Aging | Online Payments | City Clerk | City Council | Paid Sick Leave | Public Property Auction | Contact Us | Revaluation of Trenton | Roadway Construction Advisories | Service Requests (Online) | Smoke Detector Giveaway Program | Tax Sales | Technical Services (Bldg, Plbg, Elec, Fire Permit) | Trenton/Mercer CoC Program | Trenton Free Public Library | Vacant Property Registration  | Vital Statistics | For Businesses | Awarded Contracts | City Master Plan Documents | Developer RFP's | Purchasing and RFP'S | Bid Results | Purchasing City-Owned Property | General Information | City of  Trenton Code | Frequently Asked Questions | Quick List Key-Department Telephone Numbers | RSS  - Outgoing News Feed  | Web Site Disclaimer | Web Site Notices & Acknowledgements | Website Site Map

Copyright © 1999, 2010 City of Trenton, NJ. All Rights Reserved.

NOTE: This site optimized for 1200x800 resolution; 32-bit true-color with JavaScript enabled.
For additional information, please visit our Disclaimer and Notices & Acknowledgement pages.

Questions or Problems? Please contact the webmaster.

Powered by Cit-e-Net