President Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention was long on uplifting rhetoric but short on specifics for what he’ll do if reelected to reignite the American economy.
TRENTON – A Nigerian man who came to the U.S. in 1989 and assumed the identity of a murder victim to remain in the country illegally today pleaded guilty to using a fraudulent security clearance ID to work as a supervisor for a private firm that provides security services at Newark Liberty International Airport.
PERTH AMBOY – The field of challengers for Mayor Wilda Diaz’s job shrank by one after Jose Cameron’s candidacy was disqualified, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press.
CRANFORD – The lake at Union County’s Nomahegan Park, one of the most popular parks in the Union County Park System, will soon undergo a $1.5 million restoration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 96,000 jobs in August, approximately 30,000 fewer than economists had predicted. Even with the slow job growth, the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent because the size of the work force and the labor force participation rate declined.