IRVINGTON - Shot in the leg as he walked out of a pizza parlor two years ago, Keith White instinctively ran for cover from the blast of the 9 mm going off next to him.
"I didn’t even know I’d been hit," says White. "I was hit an inch above my knee. No police came to the scene, no police came to the hospital to file a report. I drove myself to the hospital."
Standing on Durand Place outside the neighborhood firehouse this week, he’s wearing combat boots, a cap with the National Guard insignia on it and fatigues.
"I’ve lived in Irvington all my life and I haven’t seen the positives increase." says the 21-year old career counselor and retention specialist with the Guard who’s been stationed stateside his three years in the service.Read More >
Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr. says that comments by a senior Democratic legislator, Raymond Lesniak, suggesting that Gov. Jon Corzine’s toll hike plan is dead, means the state should look for a budget that doesn’t rely on revenues from toll increases.
“Prominent Democrat Senators have now pronounced as DOA in the Senate any gas tax increase, any toll increases for debt, and now the Governor's ill advised and quite likely unconstitutional PBC. It's clear that the members of his own party are now following of the lead of republicans in the legislature in rejecting the Governor's vision,” Kean said in a statement released today.
Monmouth County Republicans today endorsed Anne Evans Estabrook for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination. “My message for change in Washington and affordability for our state continues to grow and build momentum and this support will help me carry that message to the voters,” said Estabrook.Read More >
The Mercer County Building Trades Council has voted unanimously to endorse Mike Maloney for Freeholder, according to Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo, a local labor leader. Maloney is seeking the seat of Elizabeth Muoio, who has resigned to take a county job.Read More >
George Norcross III has become the majority owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com, according to published reports.Read More >
Ramos campaign war chest in Newark mayorial race now more than $500,000 BELLEVILLE - Nanina's in the Park restaurant borders Branch Brook Park, where thousands of cherry blossoms bloom every spring. On Monday night, Newark mayoral candidate Anibal Ramos, Jr., blocks from the North Ward councilman's neighborhood, hoped that...
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By Christopher Durkin Many New Jersey lawmakers have fought to make it easier to vote. And there has been considerable progress in terms of voter access and information. Voter registration has been made easier, with forms available online that... Read More >
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