STATE – New Jersey politicians reacted to the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi today when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte, the last major site of resistance following the fall of Gadhafi’s regime.
ELIZABETH – A member of the Bloods street gang was convicted on weapons charges last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
ROSELLE – Authorities are searching for the suspect in a Wednesday afternoon robbery of the TD Bank branch located at 37 St. Georges Avenue in Roselle, officials said.
America’s seniors have always contributed their wisdom, experience, and courage to move our community forward. Our seniors deserve the fulfilling, prosperous life they bestowed upon their children. While they may not always be highly partisan, it is becoming clear that they need to use this election to send Republicans this message: Hands Off Social Security & Medicare!
CRANFORD – Interested in learning more about how to solve Cranford’s water problems? Come to Union County College on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. for the Rahway River Watershed Regional Conference that will be hosted by Cranford Mayor Aschenbach. The panel discussion will be held in the Roy Smith Theater on the College’s Cranford campus. All are welcome to attend.
LINDEN — Linden High School recently announced its September Students of the Month: senior Dekira Overton, junior Perle Desir, sophomore Nicole Tarnowski, and freshman Olivia Podsiebierski.
EDISON – The Edison Township School District has been awarded a $5000 Investor Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Grant. This grant will support Edison’s program to place iPads in the hands of students with disabilities.
TRENTON – The NJ Spotlight Roundtable Series will focus on Medicaid on Friday, Oct. 28. The 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. discussion will take place at the Trenton Masonic Temple.
TRENTON – Even though New Jersey shed 11,100 jobs in September, the state’s unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 9.2 percent, moving closer to the national unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, according to figures released today.