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.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty to nine counts of burglary, one count of identity theft, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possession of heroin, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance voted to continue this country’s shameful practice of denying medical treatment to impoverished people.