Category: Local

Army ends 14-year losing streak

Army ended a 14-year losing streak to Navy on Saturday afternoon as the Black Knights scored a 21-17 victory over the Midshipmen at M and T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. President-elect Donald Trump attended the 117th game between the military academies at…

Roselle coach robbed college

Tthe former head track and field coach for Essex County College pleaded guilty today to stealing $150,000 by fraudulently taking advances for travel and event expenses and depositing them into his personal bank account. Michael Smart, 62, of Roselle, pleaded…

Workers Mark “Fight for $15” Milestone

Hundreds of low-wage workers marked the fourth anniversary on Tuesday of the “Fight for 15” movement locally with Lisa McCormick as an estimated 64 million workers took part in nationwide “Fight for 15” actions and strikes. “Opponents of raising the wage say…

Township violated religious rights

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township alleging that the municipality violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a…