In The News

Urban Hope Act supporters regroup

Gov. Chris Christie has rejected changes to the Urban Hope Act, specifically taking exception to language that would allow Camden public school teachers to retire early.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Willingboro changes Saturday's pre-Jazz Festival event

WILLINGBORO — An event scheduled for the Town Center on Saturday in connection with the township's Jazz Festival has been canceled.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Soulful sounds and fireworks planned for Willingboro's Jazz Festival

WILLINGBORO — Officials knew it would be hard to top last year’s jazz festival, the 30th anniversary of the township’s most popular event, but they believe this year’s lineup will do the trick.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Fine Print: Christie Conditionally Vetoes Urban Hope Act Amendment

Governor likes law’s support of Camden’s “renaissance schools” but balks at early retirement benefits for teachers, staff

Read more
1 reaction Share

Hometown News Calendar for Week of August 10, 2014

ARTS

Concert Café Series. 7 p.m. Fri. Branin Road, accousitical roots-folk and bluegrass; Aug 22. The Lost in Brunswick Trio, classic rock. Bring a lawn chair. Village of Taunton Forge, Tuckerton Rd and Taunton Blvd, Medford. Free. villageoftauntonforge.com

Read more
1 reaction Share

Bordentown City farmers market celebrates agriculture

BORDENTOWN CITY — Better known for its turnpike and rocker Bruce Springsteen, New Jersey still has a healthy farming community.

Read more
1 reaction Share

WEST WINDSOR: Council opposes bill requiring release of bidders names

WEST WINDSOR — The Township Council approved a resolution opposing a bill that would require releasing the names of those who received bid documents once more than two of those packets have been requested and distributed.

Read more
1 reaction Share

Farmers Market Week

Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher stopped by the Bordentown City Farmer's Market in recognition of National and State Farmer's Market Week.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Christie calls for action on bail reform; Assembly schedules Monday vote

TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers heeded Gov. Chris Christie’s order to return to the Statehouse, and they listened to him argue for immediate action on bail reforms he said are long overdue.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Christie calls for special legislative session to pass bail reform

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie has ordered both chambers of the New Jersey Legislature to convene Thursday to consider reforming the state’s bail system in time to meet a constitutional deadline next week.

Read more
Add your reaction Share