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Essex County Murders, Getting Closer and Closer?

Essex County Murders, Getting Closer and Closer?
BY LORI SENDER
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

I’m on my way to spin class at the West Orange JCC, of the last few months my route has the distinction of passing the murder scene at the corner of Northfield Avenue and Walker Road. I picture the 19-year-old stopping at a red light in his mom’s SUV, maybe fiddling with the radio, glancing at his cell phone or straightening a wrinkle on his shirt sleeve. Then the gunshots. No last poignant thoughts; most likely it all happened too fast. No time to think of his mother, or love, or summer afternoons with high school friends.

 

N.J.'s Trust Fund ... and How Taxpayers are Getting Hosed

N.J.'s Trust Fund ... and How Taxpayers are Getting Hosed
BY JOE SINAGRA
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

Did you know that New Jersey has $900 million a year going to pay off interest and principal on bonds issued years ago? The issuance of new bonds, ...

Four Excellent Reasons Not to Repeal NJ.'s Estate Tax

Four Excellent Reasons Not to Repeal NJ.'s Estate Tax
BY JON WHITEN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

Today right-wing activists, business lobbyists and several legislators will hold a press event in Trenton calling for the elimination of ...

Why the Ray Rice Incident May Help Future Victims of Domestic Violence

Why the Ray Rice Incident May Help Future Victims of Domestic Violence
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

From Aurora to Sandyhook, it seems America can only discuss matters of public safety following a tragedy. Obviously I am in no way comparing the ...

Politcal Correctness Gone Wrong: The Bacon Ad Backlash

Politcal Correctness Gone Wrong: The Bacon Ad Backlash
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

In Winooski, Vermont, we have our latest example of political correctness run amok.

The restaurant “Sneakers Bistro” decided to remove an...

New Jersey’s Food Stamp Failure: Hundreds of Thousands of Struggling New Jerseyans Losing Nutritional Benefits

New Jersey’s Food Stamp Failure: Hundreds of Thousands of Struggling New Jerseyans Losing Nutritional Benefits
BY JON WHITEN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

New Jersey’s inadequate support of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is resulting in the delay ...

Why The Militarized Police Response In Ferguson Should Matter To You And Your N.J. Town

Why The Militarized Police Response In Ferguson Should Matter To You And Your N.J. Town
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

If you've been watching the 24-7 horror fest that is the news as of late, you may not be able to tell the difference between what's war-torn Gaza...

This Sick Plan for Sick Leave Would Be Death Knell for N.J. Business

This Sick Plan for Sick Leave Would Be Death Knell for N.J. Business
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

I’m still trying to figure out how State Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) came up with a proposal for one hour of sick leave for e...

Jersey Shore at Risk?

Jersey Shore at Risk?
BY DOUG O'MALLEY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Shocking news: President Obama just took a huge step towards allowing offshore drilling on the Atlantic coast for the first time in more than 30 years. ...

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