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Uncomfortable Roasting of Chris Christie Continues

Uncomfortable Roasting of Chris Christie Continues
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Brendan Byrne served as New Jersey’s 47th governor from 1974 through 1982, and his voice is often heard on New Jersey issues today.

Byrne was roasted at the Performing Arts Center in Newark in honor of his 90th birthday, but the host of the event may have heard more jokes than Byrne did.

That would be Governor Chris Christie. NorthJersey.com reported that Christie heard jokes about the George Washington Bridge lane closure issue, his weight, and possible 2016 presidential candidacy. “It really is an honor to be standing next to what could be the next president of the — I’m sorry, these are the wrong notes,” former South Hackensack judge Vince August said. “I’m doing a roast next week with Jeb Bush.”

 

Police Retaliation? 3 Reasons Edison Cops Wanted to Pay Back North Brunswick Police Officer

Police Retaliation? 3 Reasons Edison Cops Wanted to Pay Back North Brunswick Police Officer
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Police officers are aware of the laws of the land, but a few local officers have been trying to take the law into their own hands.

Edison Township police officer Michael...

Gov. Chris Christie: “I Feel Like I Let People Down By Not Knowing” (VIDEO)

Gov. Chris Christie: “I Feel Like I Let People Down By Not Knowing” (VIDEO)
BY LAUREN FRITTS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Governor Christie sat down with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer at his home on Thursday to discuss the release of the independent review conducted by Gibson Dunn...

Scutari's Strategy: Make Pot Legal in N.J. .... Use Tax to Fix Roads

Scutari's Strategy: Make Pot Legal in N.J. .... Use Tax to Fix Roads
BY JUDY POKRAS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

If it were up to New Jersey state Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari (D-22), the Garden State would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. On Monday, Scutari, ...

Novel N.J. Ruling: School Districts Can Sue Bullies and Their Parents

Novel N.J. Ruling: School Districts Can Sue Bullies and Their Parents
BY CHELSEA HAMILTON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Some are familiar with the childhood saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” A New Jersey case, however, sets a groundbreaki...

Shake Up the Port Authority: Lesniak Proposes A De-Politicized Board

Shake Up the Port Authority: Lesniak Proposes A De-Politicized Board
BY RICHARD McGRATH
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON - New Jersey Senator Raymond Lesniak introduced legislation yesterday to replace three New Jersey gubernatorial nominees on the Port Authority...

5 Reasons Christie’s Bridgegate Investigation is Up for Question

5 Reasons Christie’s Bridgegate Investigation is Up for Question
BY LAURA YOUNG
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Ever since two traffic lane closures in Fort Lee, New Jersey became national news, Governor Chris Christie has denied any involvement in the scandal, now known as Br...

Horror in New Brunswick: Train Kills Man; 3 Others Hurt by Flying Body Parts

Horror in New Brunswick: Train Kills Man; 3 Others Hurt by Flying Body Parts
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A tragic accident at a New Jersey Transit station in New Brunswick has taken the life of one man and injured three others.

The train carrying about 300 passengers struck...

N.J. Bank in Hot Water Over Atheist Incident

N.J. Bank in Hot Water Over Atheist Incident
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

American Atheists, a 51-year old organization based in Cranford, says that one of the group’s officials was denied service at a New Jersey bank because of her beliefs.

M...

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