ELIZABETH – A jigsaw puzzle sits half-finished upon the table within the Union County Youth Shelter. On any given day four young people at crucial points in their adolescence try to fit the pieces of their lives into a picture that offers a brighter future than the one they faced when entering the facility.
CARTERET—This week, Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman delivered his annual State of the Borough speech.
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TRENTON—State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) has submitted legislation aimed at providing New Jersey Transit rail passengers a better riding experience.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 23-year-old man last night and charged him with the March 7 murder of Elizabeth resident Jose R. Garcia, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – An engineer who oversaw construction projects for three school districts was sentenced to state prison today for taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks on contracts he recommended that involved rigged bids and fraudulently inflated costs, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – A bill which would create an alternative method of endorsing teachers in specific subject areas in order to address shortages was approved by the state Senate on Thursday by a vote of 36-0, receiving final legislative approval.
As unlimited contributions flow into super PACs this year, one man is at the center of a new effort to allow people to donate more money, to more candidates, at the national stage.
“John Carter” contends that, to get in touch with your inner humanity, you must take an inexplicable trip to Mars, come to the aid of a beautiful princess and serve as a heroic soldier of fortune in a civil war among three alien warring groups. Well, isn’t that always the way? Maybe it’s why director Andrew Stanton confoundingly keeps his plot a secret.
TRENTON – The grand prize in tonight’s Mega Millions lottery drawing is worth up to $200 million.