LITTLE FALLS – Gov. Chris Christie announced a payroll tax cut that is expected to allow most New Jersey workers to save about $87 per year. The tax cut, which takes effect next year, results from changes to the Temporary Disability Insurance fund payroll taxes.
STATE – Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election, when voters will select state legislators as well as county officials. There are also local contests in some municipalities.
MAPLEWOOD — Rahway resident Robert Pape rehearses a dance number from the upcoming Strollers production of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.” Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is new musical with book by Jeffrey Lane and music and lyrics by David Yazbek, based on the film about two con artists vying for wealthy women on the French Riviera.
NORTH BRUNSWICK – Auto crashes are the number one cause of death for teenagers. In fact, each week a teenager in New Jersey dies in a motor vehicle crash.
ELIZABETH — Last week the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Elizabeth resident and member of the Latin Kings street gang and charged him with the shooting death of a 16-year-old earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
ELIZBAETH – On Friday, the Union County Homicide Task Force charged a 24-year-old Elizabeth man in connection with the Aug. 14 killing of Abdul Hinton, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
CLARK — The Clark Crusaders played the Hillside Comets in the Annual Unico Bowl last Friday. The Crusaders achieved victory with a 33-15 win.
Nearly one half of all cases of breast cancer in women 50 years and older and more than 70% of cases in women younger than 50 years are discovered by women themselves, frequently unintentionally.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet in executive session at the Media Center of Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The public session will begin at 7 p.m. in the Clark Council Chambers, 315 Westfield Avenue.