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Sweeney killed voters’ pension fund fix

Senate President Stephen Sweeney killed any chance that a referendum asking voters to guarantee payments into the state government worker pension fund by making sound financial practice a constitutional requirement, as members of the New Jersey Education Association converged on the steps of the New Jersey…

Winfield standoff suspect charged  

A man who threatened police officers with a knife in Winfield on Tuesday, prompting a standoff lasting several hours, is facing multiple criminal charges, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park and Winfield Police Chief Walter Berg jointly announced Wednesday.…

Capece innocent on all charges

A Union County Jury acquitted attorney Frank G. Capece of all charges in a case involving a school board member’s alleged abuse of the Elizabeth school lunch program. Capece, 65, of Cranford, was innocent on charges of official misconduct, tampering with public…