STATE – The state’s economy lost an estimated 13,000 jobs in January, according to data released today by the state Labor Department. Both the private and public sectors were affected, shedding 7,100 and 5,900 jobs respectively.
LINDEN – A city resident accused of pretending to be a high-profile promoter for well-known musicians was arrested this morning after an investigation into a concert scam, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – Confidential personal information – such as Social Security numbers, health records and child abuse reports – was left on state computers bound for public auction, according to an audit released Wednesday.
NEWARK — Customers seeking the NJ Transit service information can now access rail, bus and light rail updates through Twitter.
Dear EarthTalk: What specific issues and protections are covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act recently signed into law? — P. Palmerino, New York, NY
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge Township Office of Emergency Management announced that the National Weather Service has issued a storm and flood watch advisory that includes Woodbridge Township for Wednesday, March 9 through noon on Friday, March 11.
ELIZABETH — Authorities have identified the victim who was discovered on Monday afternoon in Elizabeth, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said Wednesday.
TRENTON – The Westfield school district business administrator and board secretary is accused of accepting over $13,000 worth of home improvement work at his residence in exchange for making favorable recommendations for a contractor, the state Attorney General’s office announced…
ELIZABETH — Three sitting members of the Board of Education will be challenged by a slate of newcomers recruited by the city’s political machine to disrupt reformers’ primary election efforts aimed at displacing state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, the power broker who is sponsoring legislation to privatize public education.
UNION COUNTY – The following candidates filed to run for their local school boards in this year’s election on April 27: