Class of 2010, Drew University
Berkeley Heights Council candidate Stephen Yellin (Drew ’10), profiled in his alma mater’s student newspaper.
An outcome of Sweeney v. Christie Supreme Court standoff
(Temporary) Justice Edwin H. Stern.
Is Christie going to pull the plug – – again?
New York Times: How a Tunnel Would Help Home Values.
3 government officials have told Associated Press that the cost of the tunnel is $4billion less than worst-case estimate Christie used canceling the project.
Anthony Coley, at CNN, says Christie’s gambling with jobs.
Stay classy, newspaper readers.
Anonymous comments in online news stories.
How the candidates are spending right now.
NJ-12: Yeah, I just can’t buy that like GOP Scott Sipprelle, Rush Holt is looking to capitalize on angry voters.
NJ-8 & NJ-9: Debate schedule.
NJ-3: First time in Asbury Park Press recent history, they refuse to endorse.
NJ-3: Tea Party.
NJ-3: Maybe as many as 20,000 vote-by-mail ballots.
Thousands of NJ homeowners in foreclosure limbo land
Serious delinquency – at least 90 days overdue but not yet in foreclosure – well above national average.
Christie education-plan contributor & SJ big-wheel Michael Ritacco
Michael Ritacco, the Christie Transition Team member arrested by the FBI on bribery charges, was the subject of an emergency school district meeting that drew 300 – including Ritacco supporters. Ritacco resigned as Superintendent but may still have a big check coming to him.
Newark: Joan Whitlow on the NJ Devils, and their failure to pay rent on the arena they play in, as the city lays off workers.
Passaic County: Sheriff candidate Felix Garcia was a subject of an Attorney General’s office investigation in 2002.
West Wildwood: Couple files federal lawsuit, claiming government retaliation for launching recall election.
Point Pleasant Beach: No more Lord’s Prayer at public meetings. But it’s not over.
Jersey City: Silent march against violence and abuse of women in the South Asian community.
Somewhere in the waterways of South Jersey … that’s where baseball’s magic mud comes from.
Montclair: Strange events on Aubrey Road.
How the other half lived
Boardwalk Empire author Judge Nelson Johnson writes a new book about African-Americans and the creation of Atlantic City: “If you remove the black experience from Atlantic City history, the city never comes to exist.”
This is an Open Thread. What’s up?