Archive for New Jersey

New Jersey Early School Closings for Thursday, November 15, 2018

As of this writing, more than a few schools have already posted early dismissal times for today. This same site can be used for announcements about closings/late openings/early dismissals for tomorrow.

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2018 “Open Doors” Report Released

The latest iteration of this report on international education has been released. It shows that the number of foreign students enrolling in U.S. programs has declined, while the number of U.S. students studying aboard has increased, especially short-term courses/programs. Here are the New Jersey numbers; an excellent summary (with links) is also available.

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How Safe Are New Jersey Hospitals?

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2018 New Jersey Midterm Election Results (and the Rest of the Country As Well)

For all the big races, please come here; state, county, and local races are here. And , of course, national results are also available. This site also provides a plethora of data, including the various ballot initiatives from around the country.

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Gateway Tunnel Video

For those interested in watching this video that has been in the news of late, here it is. This project is part of a comprehensive infrastructure program vital to the area’s economic viability; the full plan can be seen here. This Amtrak: Overview is most informative.

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NJ Guide to Property Taxes

No one likes paying them. This guide, however, offers some insight into the intricate process that arrives at what we pay on an annual basis. And in case you have forgotten, those of us in New Jersey pay the highest property taxes in the country.

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McNair Academic Named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School

McNair Academic High School in Jersey City, already an institution that figures prominently in “best schools” lists, has added another achievement – it has been named a National Blue Ribbon School.

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