In March we look forward – eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring; and we look to the past – celebrating National Women’s History Month. Looking back, we might ask what our pioneer activists in women’s rights would say about tough choices working women still make to keep their families afloat.
State Senator Barbara Buono and CWA union boss Rae Roeder have engaged in a written dispute over public employees pensions.
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STATE — Campaign finance records show that an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey received $75 as an election day worker for Gov. Jon Corzine’s campaign in 2005.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz hopes to extend her term of office by six months with an ordinance moving the city’s non-partisan municipal elections to the same date as the November general election but Miguel Morales is spearheading a recall effort that would cut her reign short.
STATE — A Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey is worth $211.7 million after Saturday night’s drawing.
STATE — The FBI confirmed Thursday, March 11, 2010 that the agency is looking into the case of 26-year-old Sharif Mobley, an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey who was recently arrested in Yemen.
STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.
Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
Martin Hellwig also allegedly used a police vehicle to drive to the male prostitute’s house in North Jersey while on duty.
Kane confirmed the legitimacy of documents purported to be a police report and copies of e-mail messages between Hellwig and the alleged hooker, Jason Taylor.
HIGHLAND PARK—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced that a borough woman died this morning, apparently after being stabbed in her apartment.
STATE—On Sunday, New Jersey residents will set their clocks ahead one hour as most of America switches to Daylight Savings Time.
TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order creating a New Jersey Privatization Task Force to develop recommendations for a comprehensive approach to converting certain areas of government operations to privately-run operations in an effort to cut the size and cost of state government.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrases “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency do not violate the Constitution’s separation of church and state.