TRENTON – After an emotional hearing that saw two dozen union protesters arrested for disorderly conduct, the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved a bill to increase public workers’ contributions to their pension and health benefits by a 9-4 vote.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s job market showed little change in May; employment was down by 400 jobs while the unemployment rate went up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.4 percent.
ELIZABETH – Officials released the results of the autopsies in Saturday’s murder/suicide case in Hillside.
NEWARK — PSE&G wants customers to know that a new TRUE grant, as well as several other payment assistance programs, are available to help customers pay utility bills.
“ ‘Any fellow can make a baby — but it takes a father to make a son or daughter.” “If that’s not already in ‘Bartlett’s Quotations,’ it should be,” quipped Miles Groth, a psychology professor at Wagner College, in a recent conversation about fathers and Fathers Day.
Most of us live in the digital fast lane, surrounded by devices that keep us connected 24/7, extend our work capabilities, help us stay informed, and provide on-demand entertainment.
Tag Sale • June 18 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Merchants & Drovers Tavern Museum Association will hold their annual tag sale at the museum, on the corner of St. Georges & Westfield aves., Rahway. Info: 1-732-381-0441. Rain Date: June 25.
With Father’s Day upon us, dads everywhere are gearing up for an avalanche of gifts and “I love yous” from their spouses and kids. If you really want to return their affection, think about what you can do to protect your family financially.
Attempting to figure out where filmmaker Woody Allen’s brilliant “Midnight in Paris” slots in among his best works, it occurs that it would be just as difficult to decide which of Babe Ruth’s homeruns were the most magnificent.
BRIDGEVILLE –There are more than 25.6 million adult male smokers in the United States. Over 17 percent of adult males in New Jersey are smokers. This Father’s Day, the American Lung Association in New Jersey encourages fathers to quit smoking and urges their families to support them as they attempt to quit for good.