STATE – The New Jersey Education Association has joined with other unions representing the state’s public employees to file a federal lawsuit against the pension and benefit overhaul plan Gov. Chris Christie signed into law in June.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AT&T Inc.’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc. hit a roadblock today when the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to stop it.
CRANFORD – Union County College will delay the start of the fall term until Tuesday, Sept. 6. The move was made out of respect for the residents of Cranford, Rahway, and other Union County municipalities still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Irene, college officials said.
STATE – Utilities are still working to restore service to the thousands of New Jersey residents who remain without power after Hurricane Irene.
NEWARK — NJ Transit has restored rail service on the Northeast Corridor line from the Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station. Customers are advised to expect 30-45 minute delays due to ongoing signal problems caused by the flood in Trenton.
Union County College students Sean Williams, Eddie Jersey Karmin, and Kevan Pidgeon-Hammock with appreciative Cranford residents.
A reader sent in these photos of a Milltown family’s cleanup after flooding caused by Hurricane Irene.
SAYREVILLE – Assemblyman John Wisniewski and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone toured the Weber Avenue area and the Old Bridge section of the borough yesterday to view damage caused by flooding from the South River.
Joanne Devine sent in this photo of a rainbow in the sky on Sunday afternoon after Hurricane Irene left the area.