TRENTON – Employment in New Jersey improved modestly in October, based on growth in private sector employment. At the same time, the state’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage point to 9.2 percent, moving further below the national rate, which was unchanged in October at 9.6 percent.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that a state law that allows voters to recall members of Congress is unconstitutional.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 3,198 New Jersey taxpayers who can claim their share of undelivered refund checks totaling $6.97 million.
TRENTON – Legislation to permit school districts to sell advertising on school buses as a way to help offset costs cleared the Senate Education Committee this week.
ELIZABETH – The 2010 Teen Arts Traveling Exhibit is on display at the Freeholders Gallery, on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building in Elizabeth, from now through Dec. 22, during regular weekday office hours.
HILLSIDE — Kean Stage presents The Best of Broadway/Holiday on Broadway on Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. at Enlow Hall.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present paintings by Ekaterina Kardonova and Michael Varshavsky and sculpture by Ivan Bratko from Nov. 19 through Dec. 3.
JERSEY CITY – Liberty Science Center, located at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City, has a variety of upcoming events designed to appeal to children of all ages.
EDISON–Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County (JFVS) will hold its annual Casino Night fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the JFK Hospital Conference Center in Edison.