STATE – Thirty-two percent of the state’s public school districts expect to have larger class sizes when the new school year begins, according to a survey by the New Jersey School Boards Association.
CLARK – The Clark Public Library is undertaking a fundraising campaign in honor of its 50 year celebration.
Dear EarthTalk: As I understand it, “Debt-for-Nature Swaps” are arrangements by which countries can erase debt by preserving land. Are any being done today? — Bill Hunt, Topeka, KS
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth resident, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man was convicted yesterday afternoon of second-degree robbery, following a two-week trial in Superior Court, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth man was arrested last week for allegedly making false claims that his former home in Linden was damaged during flooding last year, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
HAMILTON – One in four American drivers would be unable to pay for a car repair of $2,000 if faced with one today, according to the results of a survey released by AAA. The survey also found one in eight wouldn’t be able to pay for a repair bill of $1,000.
UNION COUNTY – Just as New Jersey’s state Legislative Districts were redrawn as a result of population shifts revealed in the 2010 Census, ten Union County communities could see their local ward boundaries adjusted during a public meeting next month.
UTICA, N.Y. – While three out of five U.S. adults believe that anonymity on the internet makes us less civil, just one out of five are in favor of forcing people to use their real names online according to a new poll by IBOPE Zogby.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will operate limited service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast line this evening, and will continue to route Midtown Direct trains to and from Hoboken Terminal, following a minor train derailment in New York Penn Station this morning.