MIDDLE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE TO HANDLE PERSONNEL ISSUES

The Middle Township Committee will meet Monday night and is expected to handle several personal issues including some retirements in the police department.  According to the township’s agenda, retirements are expected by Robert McHale and Paul Fritsch of the police department who both submitted letters of resignation.  Police Officer jeffrey Devico has also submitted his…

KEY VOTES EXPECTED MONDAY IN STATE ASSEMBLY

The New Jersey Assembly is expected to vote on Monday on some key legislation that would help add jobs and provide more unemployment benefits in the state.  Legislative democrats are advancing a measure that would create a so-called “Back to Work NJ” program to help out of work residents receive job training from employers.  Another…

MANY NEW JERSEY TOWNS UNDER A HIRING FREEZE

Many communities in the Garden State are trimming their payroll or not filling positions when people retire.  A new survey released by Rutgers University just before the weekend shows that 98 percent of New Jersey communities have either eliminated or frozen positions over the past year.  One third of the state’s nearly 600 communities participated…