WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $2 billion in high-speed rail awards to speed up trains in the Northeast Corridor, expand service in the Midwest and provide new, state-of-the-art locomotives and rail cars as part of a plan to transform travel in America.
An emotionally disturbed man walked halfway through a PATH tunnel from the World Trade Center to Exchange Place before a work crew spotted him and called police — an incident that has raised major security concerns in what is supposed to be a time of heightened alert, Jerry DeMarco writes in an exclusive report for the Cliffview Pilot.
ELIZABETH – Police have arrested a man accused of beating another man to death outside an Elizabeth restaurant early Saturday morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow announced.
EDISON — The Middlesex County College community recently rallied to support the people of Japan, who have been ravaged by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear fallout.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced substantial revisions to the Attorney General’s Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures to ensure that complaints against law enforcement officers in New Jersey are thoroughly investigated and that individual cases of misconduct and potential patterns of abuse are appropriately addressed.
NEW BRUNWSICK – A former Rutgers student accused of watching a secret computer broadcast of an encounter between Tyler Clementi and another male student has been accepted into a pre-trial intervention program.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Two Hundred Club of Union County will present the Medal of Valor to 17 individuals at this year’s annual awards luncheon today at L’Affaire in Mountainside.
STATE — With a few weeks before some state legislators face hotly contested primary elections, winds of war are blowing across the 7th Congressional District.
TRENTON – Lawmakers are considering a bill that would return New Jersey’s February presidential primary to June, when it was held prior to 2005. The state holds primary elections for all other offices on the first Tuesday in June each year.
Last week, researchers at Oxford University in merry old England released their updated list of the newest overused and most irritating expressions in use today. This sounds like a fun job and I just might send them my resume.