ELIZABETH — Yesterday, a Union County jury convicted a Plainfield man of first degree robbery and second degree aggravated assault, authorities announced.
AARP New Jersey adamantly opposes S. 2664, a bill to deregulate basic telephone and cable television services. The bill would leave consumers without regulatory oversight of either rates or quality of service by removing essentially all powers of the Board of Public Utilities to protect consumers.
ELIZABETH — A Rahway woman pleaded guilty earlier this week to two counts of second degree robbery, and faces up to three years in state prison when she is sentenced early next year, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE –More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving this year, according to projections by AAA Mid-Atlantic.
UNION — The Union County Homicide Task Force continues to investigate the circumstances behind the stabbing death of Diane Mary Zaleski one year after she was discovered inside her Union Township home.
ELIZABETH – NJTODAY.NET has initiated the Atom Awards to recognize those young people who have demonstrated any or all of the following: increased academic achievement, civic engagement & service or exemplary leadership.
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There’s a great song from a wonderful sixties group, The Byrds, entitled “Turn, Turn, Turn” that speaks to the nature of life as uncertain and ever changing.
ELIZABETH – Oscar Ocasio announced his candidacy for mayor of Elizabeth today. The former director of the Department of Planning and Community Development is expected to face current Mayor Chris Bollwage in next June’s Democratic Primary.
TRENTON – October estimates showed that private sector employers in New Jersey created 4,000 jobs over the month while the state’s unemployment rate continued to decline, down by 0.1 percentage point to 9.1 percent, according to the state Department of Labor. New Jersey’s unemployment rate has now dropped successively during each of the past three months.