UNION COUNTY – In an official resolution adopted yesterday, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders called upon New Jersey state representatives to override a veto and pass the Marriage Equality Bill. The resolution also calls upon the 20 other counties in New Jersey to join with Union County in supporting the override.
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TRENTON – A former correction officer at New Jersey State Prison in Trenton pleaded guilty today to smuggling a cell phone to a Bloods gang leader in the prison in 2008, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.
NEW YORK — The Port Authority Board of Commissioners has authorized a $130 million construction project to link Interstate 278 and U.S. Routes 1 & 9 on the New Jersey side of the Goethals Bridge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Lawmakers defeated a proposal that would have restricted how the National Security Administration collects telephone records of Americans yesterday.
PERTH AMBOY – Imagine a world where all the modern-day trappings of privilege, money and convenience suddenly lose their importance when the entire human race is reduced to nothing more than vicious, flesh-hungry zombies over a matter of days.
Prologue: About a million years ago, contemplating my mortality whilst driving across the Neversink River in New York State, I glanced over to my wife Joanne and opined that Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones might one day entertain us at some old age home. “Cool!” was her automatically optimistic response. I was heartened. The moment replayed as I watched director Dean Parisot’s “Red 2.” I surmise a connection.
STATE – New Jersey is one of nine states where people have fallen ill with a stomach bug, which is being investigated by federal health authorities.
ELIZABETH – A Union County Grand Jury returned a 14-count indictment on Wednesday against Sergio Pastor, a disbarred attorney with a former sole practice in Cranford, Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced.