NEWARK – Detectives from the New Jersey State Police Street Gang Unit foiled an alleged drug deal yesterday while they were conducting surveillance in the area of Chester Avenue.
TRENTON – A Nigerian man who came to the U.S. in 1989 and assumed the identity of a murder victim to remain in the country illegally today pleaded guilty to using a fraudulent security clearance ID to work as a supervisor for a private firm that provides security services at Newark Liberty International Airport.
PERTH AMBOY – The field of challengers for Mayor Wilda Diaz’s job shrank by one after Jose Cameron’s candidacy was disqualified, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press.
CRANFORD – The lake at Union County’s Nomahegan Park, one of the most popular parks in the Union County Park System, will soon undergo a $1.5 million restoration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 96,000 jobs in August, approximately 30,000 fewer than economists had predicted. Even with the slow job growth, the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent because the size of the work force and the labor force participation rate declined.
I’m not a ‘big label’ shopper, although some people in my family will snicker when they read this. When I buy something, it’s because I’ve looked around, compared price and quality and then I buy what I like, whether it’s Kate Spade or Kate Kmart. But when it comes to political labels, well, it’s not so easy for me.
Well, this is a real treat… one that ardent moviegoers will want to include on their dance card. In “Robot & Frank,” set in the near future, Frank Langella gives a touching demonstration in the subtleties of reality. Multilayered yet exquisite in its simplicity, his semi-retired cat burglar at a major turning point is sweet, sour and provocatively honest.