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Nurses graduate UCC & Trinitas

A class of 46 completed the co-operative nursing program offered through Trinitas School of Nursing and Union County College (UCC) in May. The graduates now hold nursing diplomas and Associate in Science degrees granted at graduation exercises held recently at…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Acting chief takes helm

Mayor Wilda Diaz appointed Captain Larry Cattano as acting deputy chief of police in command of all department operations. Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz is off duty pending the result of criminal charges alleging that he robbed taxpayers by having city…