TRENTON – A housing advocate said that state Sen. Raymond Lesniak is trying to redirect $20 million from the state’s housing trust fund to aid a private developer renovating apartments down the street from the Democrat’s Elizabeth home.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.
TRENTON – Three insurance brokers from Maryland and their two companies were indicted Thursday on charges that they conspired to steal $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, officials said.
CARTERET — The borough has received a coveted recovery zone designation from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and will utilize the United States Internal Revenue Service allocation of $11 million in bond tax credits, officials announced.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced construction has begun on the replacement of the Route 9 overpass superstructure over Main Street in Woodbridge.
DES PLAINES, Ill. — With hurricane season beginning, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and its 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members, urge companies and communities to take steps now to prepare to handle emergencies in an effort to minimize injury and disruption to operations.
Flea Market • June 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Third Westminster Presbyterian Church, 780 Salem Ave. (corner of North Ave.), Elizabeth will host a flea market with 45 vendors, a bake table and lunch items available for purchase. Rain Date: June 12.
EDISON — A writers’ workshop open to the public will be held at Middlesex County College on Friday, August 6. The program mixes sessions on writing skills with practical tips on selling what you have written.
“Sex and the City 2” is a confounding kettle of contradictions. Every ounce of your being knows full well its glamorized pap.
RAHWAY — The Democratic candidates for mayor have even odds in Tuesday’s primary. It’s a rough-and-tumble contest that pits a 32-year political insider against a longtime volunteer who never before sought election but appears to hold the lead.