Union County

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…

Rahway has Christmas spirit

Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway collected three large buckets of toys, which were donated to Toys for Tots and were able to help many children in Rahway get presents for Christmas. Franklin School expressed thanks to all those…

Woodbridge man shot dead in Elizabeth

Bilal Fullman, 25, of Woodbridge, was identified as the fatal gunshot victim found by police at about 8:50 p.m. on Friday. Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said officers responding to a call at Oakwood Plaza discovered Fullman, suffering from…