For many, mid-November through New Year’s Day is a blur of activity when important tasks get ignored. Who has time to review their benefits and tax paperwork when holiday planning looms overhead?
NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.
COLONIA – Clark police officers shot and killed a 300-pound black bear on Sunday morning when it charged at a Woodbridge police officer at a park on Inman Avenue in Colonia, Clark Police Chief Denis Connell said.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats will make another attempt to restore funding for women’s health care and challenge the Christie administration’s medical marijuana use rules today. Lawmakers will also consider a bill to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing.
ELIZABETH –Police officers fatally shot one suspect in a Saturday morning robbery and wounded another, authorities said.
SOUTH AMBOY – After all the votes were counted – machine, absentee and provisional ballots – Democrat Fred Henry appears to be the winner of South Amboy’s mayoral race.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Daylight-saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7, and marks the 23rd anniversary of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program, which reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the fall time change.
LINDEN — In Linden, Mayor Rich Gerbounka was re-elected and James Moore will be Council President after a count of provisional ballots narrowed the incumbent’s lead over Democratic Councilman Derek Armstead but confirmed the independent’s victory.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in October, according to data released by the federal Department of Labor this morning. The unemployment rate, essentially unchanged since May, remained at 9.6 percent.
EDISON — George J. Lisicki, former national commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, was named to the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees. He was appointed by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.