Turtle Back Zoo opens African Adventure Exhibit

Turtle Back Zoo opens African Adventure Exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County opened the African Adventure Exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo on Tuesday, May 17. The exhibit is the largest at Turtle Back and features four Masai giraffes, eland, whistling ducks, ostriches and tortoises. At the ribbon-cutting were Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Gov. Chris Christie, N.J. First Lady Mary […]

‘Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, March 30, at 7:30 P.M., Temple B’nai Abraham Congregational Learning presents a discussion on “Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State” with journalists Tom Moran and Matt Katz. Moran is the editorial page editor at the Star-Ledger and Katz is an WNYC reporter and author of “American […]

Governor visits Newark charter school, praises its accomplishments

NEWARK, NJ — Reaffirming his commitment to students and families in failing urban school districts, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, March 7, visited with students and faculty of Uncommon School’s North Star Alexander Street Elementary School in Newark to see first-hand the groundbreaking work being achieved in charter school classrooms across the state. Working with […]

Governor marks opening of Newark school

TRENTON, NJ — Building on the Christie administration’s record of building school facilities efficiently and in a cost-effective manner, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, Gov. Chris Christie joined New Jersey Schools Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Charles McKenna to mark the opening of the new Elliott Street Elementary School in Newark. This new school replaces the […]

Christie administration approves more than $1.1 million in recreational trail grants

TRENTON, NJ – The Christie administration has approved 63 applications totaling $1,188,500 for recreational trail projects throughout New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced on Thursday, Feb. 18. The funds come from the Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program and are administered by the DEP’s Green Acres Program. Among those included was […]