New Jersey Science Olympiad

By Sara Lee Kessler 

They came to the Middlesex Community College campus today from middle schools and high schools all over New Jersey to compete in two dozen science categories involving everything from balsa wood helicopters, to mouse trap vehicles, to homemade battery buggies.  Read more of this post


Scientific Look at Japan Earthquake

By Jim Hooker

Congressman Rush Holt, who is a physicist and expert in energy policy, responds to questions about the nuclear crisis in Japan and concerns over the four reactors operating in New Jersey.   Read more of this post

Governor Christie Holds Town Hall in Woodbridge

By Michael Aron

In 2010, the statewide average property tax bill rose to more than 7,500 dollars, an increase of 4.1 percent over 2009 and the largest increase since 2007.  Read more of this post

Assembly Education Committee Holds Hearing on School Construction Projects

By Marie DeNoia Aronsohn

Democratic Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman led the Assembly Education Committee in an intensive grilling of Schools Development Authority CEO, Marc Larkins.  Read more of this post

Japanese-Americans React to Earthquake in Japan

By Desiree Taylor

Many members of the Japanese-American community in Edgewater expressed their deep concern for the residents of Japan who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami.  Read more of this post

Senate Budget Committee Holds Public Hearing on Spending Plan

By Jerry Henry

The new President of the State League of Municipalities, Chuck Chiarello, painted a bleak picture for cities across the state during his testimony before the Senate Budget Committee’s public hearing on the state’s spending plan.  Read more of this post