STATE – Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot is worth $120 million, or $62.6 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
ELIZABETH – A Union County jury convicted an Elizabeth man of first degree aggravated sexual assault and first degree robbery, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law yesterday that requires all future public employees to live in New Jersey.
TRENTON – For the third consecutive month, New Jersey’s economy added jobs. However, unemployment remained at 9.3 percent in April as the overall workforce continued to grow with previously discouraged workers reentering the labor market.
LINDEN — Linden Police officers will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
TRENTON – Legislation to allow retailers to offer rebates, and promotions for purchasing gasoline was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee advanced a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA database on Thursday.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and celebration this Saturday, May 21. Organizers hope that the early date will encourage more participation.
ELIZABETH-Memories from Fr. Tom McLaughlin: “I have some Elizabeth memories told to me by my mother. At the end of Monroe Avenue, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kister, owned a farm at the turn of the century (1900). She recalls their well, their horse and buggy as well as fields of yellow daffodils.
Yard Sale • May 21 & 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. –The Joan Angela D’Alessandro Memorial Foundation will hold a yard sale at 45 Florence St., Hillsdale (off Clinton Ave.) to benefit neglected & homeless youth at the Father English Center in Paterson and Youth Haven in Passaic. Info: 1-201-664-9140