STATE – Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election, when voters will select state legislators as well as county officials. There are also local contests in some municipalities.
ELIZABETH — Last week the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Elizabeth resident and member of the Latin Kings street gang and charged him with the shooting death of a 16-year-old earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
ELIZBAETH – On Friday, the Union County Homicide Task Force charged a 24-year-old Elizabeth man in connection with the Aug. 14 killing of Abdul Hinton, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON — A new teacher evaluation system will be implemented statewide next year before administrators and educators have sufficient time to evaluate the success of its pilot program and make necessary adjustments, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
Insisting that the “damage done by drugs is felt far beyond the millions of Americans with diagnosable substance abuse or dependence problems,” President Obama has declared October 2011 to be National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. However, while drug abuse and drug-related crimes have unquestionably taken a toll on American families and communities, the government’s own War on Drugs has left indelible scars on the population.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An international organization representing the wireless communications industry announced new commitments by providers that represent more than 97 percent of wireless consumers in the U.S. to send free alerts to help consumers avoid unexpected overage charges.
NEWARK – On the 25th anniversary of the law that created the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) were joined by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to celebrate improved transparency and environmental quality since the legislation passed in 1986.
UTICA, N.Y.—Businessman Herman Cain is now the runaway leader among Republican presidential primary voters with 45 percent, according to the latest an IBOPE Zogby interactive poll.
NEPTUNE — New Jersey residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Irene have only two more weeks to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline is Oct. 31.
NEWARK–Halloween is an exciting time of year for children. The last thing that any parent wants is an accident or injury to ruin the holiday. However, roughly four times as many children aged 5-14 are injured while walking on Halloween evening as compared with other evenings of the year, and falls are a leading cause of injuries among children on that night.