Category: Local

NJ makes splash at AFL-CIO convention

Delegates to the 2017 National AFL-CIO Convention in St. Louis unanimously re-elected the federation’s top three officers: President Richard Trumka, Secretray-Treasurer Liz Shuler, and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre to another four-year term. New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech…

Halloween at the YMCA

In this season of Spooky fun, The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Union and Rahway will be hosting Halloween events with exciting fun for the entire family! Each branch is offering their version of Spooktacular events, some free and…

Obama stumps in New Jersey

Former President Barack Obama followed the campaign trail to New Jersey today, making his first political appearance since leaving the White House at an event in Newark for Philip D. Murphy, the Democratic nominee for governor, and his running mate,…

Railway executive convicted

The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company was convicted at trial of attempting to steal over $75,000 by falsely inflating an insurance claim that the company filed in connection with damage to a railroad switch caused…

Trump staffer arrested for child pornography

The Maryland State Police said a researcher employed by President Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was arrested and faces 11 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography. Maryland State Police acting on a tip locked up Ronald Williams…