The U.S. Department of Defense must restructure to accommodate deep budget cuts and, more importantly, be ready for the challenges of 21st-century warfare. Those challenges will include unconventional operations and wars fought in vastly expanded battle spaces. Reforms are needed in three areas.
Massive service cuts, serious fare increases, and dangerous traveling conditions for New Jersey transit riders would result from the multi-year transportation re-authorization bill proposed by Republicans in Congress. Democrat James Devine, of Rahway, on Tuesday joined bus drivers, passengers and other activists…
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth resident, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man was convicted yesterday afternoon of second-degree robbery, following a two-week trial in Superior Court, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth man was arrested last week for allegedly making false claims that his former home in Linden was damaged during flooding last year, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
HAMILTON – One in four American drivers would be unable to pay for a car repair of $2,000 if faced with one today, according to the results of a survey released by AAA. The survey also found one in eight wouldn’t be able to pay for a repair bill of $1,000.
UNION COUNTY – Just as New Jersey’s state Legislative Districts were redrawn as a result of population shifts revealed in the 2010 Census, ten Union County communities could see their local ward boundaries adjusted during a public meeting next month.
UTICA, N.Y. – While three out of five U.S. adults believe that anonymity on the internet makes us less civil, just one out of five are in favor of forcing people to use their real names online according to a new poll by IBOPE Zogby.
RAHWAY — Community Access Unlimited will hold it 13th annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-thon and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Rahway River Park. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with the official start of the walk/run at noon. A picnic and other festivities will immediately follow.
GLEN RIDGE — With the high price of organic produce in some stores, it is possible to think that it is only for the wealthy. Organic products can be made more affordable by joining a food co-op.
NEWARK—As surgeons perform more minimally invasive procedures with smaller incisions and decreased recovery times, robotic surgery is fast becoming the procedure of choice for many surgeons and patients.
SOMERVILLE – As kids, parents and educators across the country are gearing up for the new school year it’s important to remember that students with noticeable difference in behavior from their peers are at risk for anxiety and lower social/emotional functioning.
SPRINGFIELD–The Summer International Film Festival concludes at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 11. The library will screen The Concert (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m.