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Councilman denies being fired for ATM card scheme

LINDEN — Documents posted online at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website appear to implicate a Linden councilman in the misappropriation of about $9,000 in client funds, which allegedly resulted in his termination from a job at JP Morgan…

Christie’s Latest Sandy Scandal

Hoboken Mayor claims Christie administration tied Sandy aid to development deal STATE — Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno allegedly told Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer that Hurricane Sandy aid for the city hinged on local approval for a development project there. During…

Brown jumps into mayoral race

LINDEN — Third Ward Councilman Peter A. Brown says he is going to run for Mayor, a move some suggest could split the African-American vote that helped Fourth Ward Councilman Derek Armstead capture the Democratic nomination in 2010. SEE RELATED STORY ON…

Clean Water Action’s 28th Annual Conference

2014 Clean Water Action’s 28th Annual Conference Clean Water Action’s 28th Annual Conference at Georgian Court University in Lakewood is an annual event scheduled for March 1, which brings together citizens, organizations, students, scientists, and policymakers to discuss the most important environmental issues facing…

Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closes

ATLANTIC CITY — The 33-year-old Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closed at 12:01 a.m. Monday, costing 1,600 people their jobs as the gambling market reaches saturation levels. The casino opened in December 1980 as the Golden Nugget, then owned by gaming…

Man struck and killed by train

HAZLET — New Jersey Transit commuters were facing another tough ride after a North Jersey Coast Line train struck and killed a man early Tuesday morning. The entire line was suspended following the incident, according to a NJ Transit spokesperson who said a train…

Water mains break

ELIZABETH — Cold weather caused a number of water main breaks across the New Jersey area. At least half-dozen communities in the northeastern part of the state reported broken mains on Tuesday. The largest was in Elizabeth where water flowed…

Scandal puts Christie’s future in doubt

STATE — A series of emails among top officials in the Governor’s Office and executives at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey show that a series of lane closures on the George Washington Bridge  for five days…