RAHWAY — The Democratic candidates for mayor have even odds in Tuesday’s primary. It’s a rough-and-tumble contest that pits a 32-year political insider against a longtime volunteer who never before sought election but appears to hold the lead.
ROSELLE — Four borough residents have filed an ethics complaint against Councilman Jamel Holley, citing his admission to charges that he violated the absentee voting law by illegally influencing voters in the 2006 primary election.
UNION COUNTY – New details have emerged concerning the political deal that allowed Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich to collect a pension without retiring from his elected office.
CRANFORD – A Roselle school board member who allegedly led police on a car and foot chase Monday was arrested and charged with burglary, theft and resisting arrest. Michael Boyd, 39, was arrested following reports of vehicle burglary in progress…
LINDEN — Once considered a shoe-in as the mayoral nominee, Council President Robert Bunk, 77, slipped to third place as underdog challenger John Fine, 48, has emerged in a neck-in-neck race with Councilman Derek Armstead, 46, whose advantage is less than the margin of error.
CLARK – By the power of modern technology, third graders in Barbara Jean Delnero’s class at F.K. Hehnly School in Clark were able to chat with soldiers in a ‘far away land’ known to us as Kuwait.
NEW YORK – A new Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions survey of high school students reports that of teens are much more likely to give their parents full access to the Facebook profiles than to limit it.
STATE – Since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $260 million for the Wednesday, June 2 drawing.
ELIZABETH — There’s good news from the maternity ward perched high above Elizabeth’s bustling downtown streets.
The Peregrine Falcons nesting atop the Union County Courthouse had four healthy chicks, three females and one male.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?