Assembly Panel Advances Measure To Make Unemployment System Available Online 24/7

TRENTON – The Assembly Labor Committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.

Elizabeth Man Admits Making Bomb Threats

NEWARK – A private security guard contracted by an affiliate of the National Basketball Association pleaded guilty Tuesday to making several hoax bomb threats to an office of NBA Properties Inc. in Secaucus, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.


Dear EarthTalk:I work at a fast food place and I am appalled by the amount of unpurchased food we throw away. Where can I turn for help on this, so the food could instead go to people in need?