NEWARK – Gov. Chris Christie joined Port officials at the Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) to announce a half-billion dollar investment project at the terminal to create a state-of-the-art container terminal to help the port meet the region’s shipping needs during the first half of the 21st century and create an estimated 800 new jobs.
TRENTON – Two out of three clients who go to New Jersey’s Legal Services agency for help are turned away because of inadequate funding from the state, according to testimony today by agency President and General Counsel Melville Miller Jr.
TRENTON — The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) recovered for taxpayers more than $116 million in improperly paid Medicaid funds during the past fiscal year, State Comptroller Matthew Boxer announced today.
NEWARK – A 51-year-old Roselle man has been charged with making a false report to law enforcement for allegedly faking a carjacking, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball drawing could be worth up to $111 million, according to lottery officials.
WESTFIELD – Heeding President Barack Obama’s Monday night call for the public to speak out about the federal debt-limit stalemate, approximately 30 people turned out for a demonstration at Rep. Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield yesterday afternoon.
LINDEN — An Elizabeth teenager who was shot in Linden Monday night, died Tuesday afternoon, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – On Tuesday, the U.S. Postal Service announced plans to consider closing more than 10 percent of its nearly 32,000 retail offices nationwide, including 50 in New Jersey.
CRANFORD — Union County College will be hosting orientation sessions this summer for students who are going to be starting classes at the college this fall and for those who may still be interested in enrolling for the fall semester.