UTICA, N.Y. – Thirty-one percent of voters say that negative campaign advertising makes them less interested in voting and 62% say ads this year are more negative than in other years.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie cancelled a massive public works project that would have doubled commuter rail capacity between New Jersey and New York today.
TRENTON — DEP Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced the lifting of a statewide drought watch for most of New Jersey, with the exception of the Coastal North region that includes nearly all of Monmouth County and northern Ocean County.
ELIZABETH — Two former public officials and the principal of a local school are supporting Marvelis Perreira’s bid to unseat Fifth Ward Councilman Bill Gallman in next week’s election.
ELIZABETH — A 21-year-old woman was killed in the city this weekend, bringing the number of homicides this year to 14. There were five homicides in 2009, and 15 in 2008.
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RAHWAY — On Friday, Oct. 15, students enrolled in the Art II classes at Rahway High School volunteered their talents to paint windows at various downtown Rahway businesses for Halloween.
ELIZABETH — On Tuesday afternoon, the Union County Homicide Task Force charged and arrested an Elizabeth man in connection with a September homicide, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 30-year-old man last night and charged him with the stabbing death of his live-in girlfriend in Elizabeth, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make it illegal to ask unemployed people not to apply for job vacancies was approved 58-18-2 by the Assembly.