Category: Local

Officials Warn Of Lottery Scam

TRENTON—The New Jersey Lottery announced that it is investigating several reports of altered tickets that have cropped up throughout the state in recent days, one of which was recently featured in a local news story. The alleged scammer tells potential…

New Jersey Lost 6,200 Jobs in November

STATE—New Jersey employers shed jobs for the fourth consecutive month in November while the state’s unemployment rate moved higher. Employment was lower by 6,200 over the month. The state’s unemployment rate rose to 6.1 percent, the highest rate since August…

Politician Pay Hikes Pass

ELIZABETH—Mayor J. Christian Bollwage signed into law a measure that raises salaries for himself and the City Council members who enacted the pay hike ordinance. Only Councilman Carlos Cedeño voted against the politicians’ pay hike, while eight other members of…

St. Mary’s Students Show Christmas Story

  St. Mary’s Students Show Christmas Story—The Religion Department of St. Mary of the Assumption High School presented a depiction of the Nativity set to music for the staff and patients at Trinitas Hospital’s Cancer Center Christmas party on Dec.…

Christmas Memories & Thank You

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are more Christmas memories “as seen through the eyes of a young child” from reader William Frolich: “We were aware of Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole, but how did he make…