WESTFIELD – Heeding President Barack Obama’s Monday night call for the public to speak out about the federal debt-limit stalemate, approximately 30 people turned out for a demonstration at Rep. Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield yesterday afternoon.
LINDEN — An Elizabeth teenager who was shot in Linden Monday night, died Tuesday afternoon, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – On Tuesday, the U.S. Postal Service announced plans to consider closing more than 10 percent of its nearly 32,000 retail offices nationwide, including 50 in New Jersey.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Elizabeth boy was in grave condition this morning after being shot in Linden Monday night, according to authorities.
CARTERET — Moody’s Investor Service has assigned the much-coveted A1 rating to the borough’s $4.5 million refunding bonds, as of July 18, according to Mayor Dan Reiman’s administration.
ELIZABETH – A 25-year-old Union Township man has been indicted on three counts of attempted murder by a Union County Grand Jury for allegedly using a hatchet to attack two women and a neighbor who defended them in January.
TRENTON – In a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder, State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, the sponsor of legislation authorizing intrastate online gambling in New Jersey, reaffirmed that no federal law exists to preclude New Jersey from establishing such a program and that the federal government should not stand in the way of states choosing to exercise their rights.
(NAPSI)—Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities and other public places offer free access to the Internet.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve been hearing more and more references to the need to clean up our agricultural practices for reasons pertaining to health, food quality, even global warming.
NEWARK—For many families, the dinner table can become a battleground. Getting children who are picky eaters to choose healthy foods may be a challenge.