State News

Blood drives scheduled

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Horizon executives honored as diversity leaders

Two directors for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have been recognized as DiversityMBA Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executives & Emerging Leaders. Maureen Martin, director of service operations, and Vincenza Cruz, director of talent acquisition, were honored…

Fugitive arrested and returned for sex crime

ELIZABETH – A man has been returned to New Jersey after he fled the country during deliberations that resulted in a jury convicting him of sex crimes against a young boy. Union County prosecutors say 47-year-old Nikolaos Katogiritis was tracked to the Dominican Republic…

JCP&L’s time is up

by Sy Larson It is well past time that customers of JCP&L learn the truth about the rates they pay for electricity. Three years ago, the New Jersey Rate Counsel ordered the Board of Public Utilities to have Jersey Central Power…