NEW YORK, N.Y.—The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) will open The Arlenes: Books and Articles That Make a Difference and The Donald Robinson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism to the public, marking a change from ASJA’s long-time policy of these monetary awards going exclusively to members.
UNION – Senior forward Jonathan Jones scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Kean University men’s basketball team to a 88-78 win over The College of New Jersey in the New Jersey Athletic Conference opener for both team’s on Wednesday evening.
President Obama once said withdrawal from Afghanistan would begin in July 2011 — maybe, conditions permitting. But then he backed off that date. Now NATO, echoing American officials, says security won’t be fully turned over to the Afghan government any earlier than the end of 2014 — again, maybe; the alliance has signed a long-term security agreement with the Afghan president.
STATE — NJ Transit has been able to partially restore train service between Newark Penn Station and New York that had been temporarily suspended, but delays are expected throughout the evening.
TRENTON – Almost 400,000 New Jersey residents currently collecting unemployment will see their benefits run out sooner than they expected.
STATE — This World AIDS Day, events are being held statewide to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, remember those impacted by the epidemic and encourage everyone to get tested for HIV, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh said today.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball lottery jackpot is worth $95 million.
Nov. 23 at 4:46 p.m. – Linden Police detectives arrested Elizabeth resident Juan M. Perez, 56, and charged him with second degree theft, fourth degree theft, and third degree receiving stolen property.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will hold the third of its seven-session faith formation series entitled, “The Bible: Root of our Catholic Faith,” on Thursday, Dec. 16 beginning at 7 p.m.