ELIZABETH — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Hillside man earlier this morning and charged him with murdering his wife several hours earlier in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie requesting that he apologize for his “disparaging and partisan attack on federal education officials” following the state’s error on the Race to the Top education funding application.
TRENTON – With students returning to colleges and universities throughout New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing legislation to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics.
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HAMILTON – More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for the Labor Day holiday weekend 2010; a increase of 9.6% compared to the 944,300 who traveled in 2009, AAA Mid-Atlantic projects.
CARTERET — As a finale to Carteret’s three-day Children’s Charity Carnival and annual Ethnic Day Festival, The Smithereens will give a special 30th anniversary performance at Carteret Park on Sept. 4.
TRENTON — Three members of an Atlantic County family were indicted today for their alleged roles in a scheme to stolen vehicles from New Jersey to the Republic of Ukraine via Elizabeth, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie fired state education commissioner Bret Schundler Friday morning following the controversy caused by the state’s failure to win $400 million in federal school funding due in part to an error on the application.
NEWARK — Vicente Esteves, 37, of Manalapan, was sentenced to a 25 year state prison term in connection with his role as the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprise which was based in Manalapan Township, officials announced Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger urged New Jersey Lottery players to get their Jersey Cash 5 tickets as early as possible in advance of tonight’s drawing, which is worth an estimated $1.4 million top prize.