LINDEN – The state Supreme Court upheld an arbitrator’s determination that a Linden High School custodian was improperly fired for cleaning a classroom while it was being used as a changing area during a dance recital.
OLD BRIDGE — Although New Jersey will soon enter the summer months, visitors to Raritan Bay Medical Center’s emergency departments in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy may feel a chill in the air as heart attack patients are cooled down as part of the medical center’s new patient care code – “code frost.”
TRENTON – New Jersey employment rose in May while the state’s unemployment rate edged lower to 9.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage point from the April rate (9.8%) and equal to the national rate for May (9.7%).
TRENTON – Charges were announced today against a Kearny woman who allegedly orchestrated a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents.
CLARK — 177 cancer survivors lead the way during the “Survivor Celebration Lap” at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clark on Friday, June 11.
TRENTON – Leaders in the Democrat-controlled state Assembly announced that a vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of bills restoring the “millionaire’s tax” and using the revenue to restore property tax relief for seniors has been scheduled for Monday.
ELIZABETH – This morning, a Union County jury found Edariel “Riddicc” Melendez guilty on two counts of murder, aggravated assault and weapons offences for two separate 2007 homicides that occurred in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — The campaign manager for a group of challengers in the recent primary is demanding action from the state Attorney General’s Office concerning “serious breaches to the integrity of the election process.”
ELIZABETH – Rafael J. Fajardo announced he was stepping down as an Elizabeth Board of Education member after 30 years of dedicated service at the June 10 monthly meeting.
STATE – An appellate court ruled that Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to withhold state aid to school districts, forcing them to utilize budget surpluses, is constitutional.