LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka is canceling the Halloween parade the city has held annually for the last 60 years and he predicted there is even more scary news on the horizon.
EDISON — For many students, the essay is the most difficult and daunting component of the college application. Perhaps your student is completely overwhelmed by the essay and has no idea what to write, or maybe he or she has a draft that you feel needs some work.
UNION COUNTY— A public education forum, “Foreclosure: Moving From Fear To Positive Action,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield. The event is free and open to the public.
STATE–Fifty-one percent of New Jersey voters say they approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 37% say they disapprove, a 14-point advantage for the governor, and his best measurement since early in March, before his first budget speech.
ELIZABETH — Following a four-week trial, a Union County jury convicted a 24-year-old man of first degree murder for his role in the 2006 shooting death of an Elizabeth man, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
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(SPM Wire) With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. Adding insult to injury, many scammers are now taking advantage of this opportunity to prey on these job seekers, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
STATE — A federal jury convicted former Assemblyman and Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas of charges of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities. A federal jury in Newark reached its verdict Friday, Oct. 8, after deliberating for…
TRENTON – Have you ever made a “quick” call or sent a text message while driving, thinking “it will only take a minute so I’ll be safe?” Or maybe you were running late and drove faster than the posted speed limit or passed someone on the right since they were “going too slow anyway?”
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced a revised policy governing the use of stun guns by law enforcement officers in New Jersey on Thursday, which was developed in consultation with the law enforcement community.