WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a funding measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering work on the proposed Gateway Tunnel project yesterday, New Jersey’s senators announced.
ELIZABETH – With the assistance of the service provided by Union County College’s Retail Skills Center (RSC), Revolution Foods found qualified candidates for staffing their new facility on Dowd Street in Elizabeth.
CRANFORD – The Union County College Men’s Soccer Team was named the NJCAA Region XIX Champions after they defeated Bergen County College on Monday, Oct. 31 with a final score of 1-0.
STATE – Utility workers have restored power to most New Jersey residents who were affected by Saturday’s snowstorm, but that’s little comfort to nearly 200,000 customers who are still without electricity.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $245 million.
CRANFORD—The Newark Museum Speakers Bureau will visit the Cranford Community Center, located at 220 Walnut Avenue, to present “Tibet and Its Treasures” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Residents of Union County who are at least 65 years old may receive seasonal flu vaccines at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County on Thursday, Nov. 3.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Wall Street brokerage firm run by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine filed for bankruptcy on Monday. MF Global Holdings’ position is blamed on the European debt crisis.
TRENTON–New Jersey continued to improve its overall national ranking on the 2011 National Association of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas.