Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102
When I was young, a look back at how one of my superheroes began his life of noble and illustrious deeds always tickled my fancy.
Hurricane season begins this month, and in Haiti’s displacement camps, people have begun to look fearfully toward the skies. For solutions, they must look to Haitian women.
TRENTON – Despite massive protests by unions, the state Assembly passed a controversial bill to reduce future costs by changing the pension and health care benefits offered to public workers. The vote was 46-32, with 14 Democrats joining 28 Republicans to vote for passage.
TRENTON – The full Assembly voted for a Democratic-sponsored measure that would void the contract recently negotiated by the Christie administration to give control of the state’s public broadcasting to a New York broadcaster while leaving taxpayers on the hook for remaining costs.
NEWARK – The Cleveland Cavaliers made former St. Patrick High School star Kyrie Irving the first pick in last night’s NBA draft.
ELIZABETH — A Newark man pleaded guilty to his role in the 2008 murder of a Jersey City man in Elizabeth, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow announced. Jose Rodriguez, 35, will be sentenced to 21 years in prison. Rodriguez…
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man was found guilty of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
UNION COUNTY — The county’s two public swimming pools will soon be open to help residents beat the summer heat.