ELIZABETH — A top Bollwage administration appointee has resigned after allegations of corruption surfaced on an Internet video. The sudden resignation of Oscar Ocasio sparked rumors about another corruption investigation closing in on City Hall.
WEST TRENTON – State officials remind partygoers to enjoy this Sunday’s football festivities without getting flagged for “excessive celebration” by being charged with DWI.
Daniel Weeks, president of Americans for Campaign Reform, argues that the Fair Elections Now Act would replace large donations from wealthy individuals and groups with broad-based small donations and matching public funds.
UNION COUNTY — A Summit man who was released from state prison on April 17, after serving three years of a six year prison sentence for kidnapping, has been arrested and charged in two separate cases of child molestation and…
STATE — New Jersey residents are bracing for a winter storm that could dump close to two feet of snow on parts of the state.
TRENTON–The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced that due to the winter storm forecast, all facilities statewide — including agencies, regional service centers and inspection stations — will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 6.
NEWARK—As winter weather moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
PERTH AMBOY—Inspired by the innovative breast cancer awareness “Pink Glove Dance” video created by Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Mirian Medina, RN, and Gina Mancini decided to create there own dance video with hospital staff to help promote awareness of the dangers of heart disease and stroke to women.
FAIR LAWN, NJ – Through the humanitarian efforts of their employees, Columbia Bank has raised $25,000 for Haitian Relief efforts. The relief funds were donated directly to the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders and CARE charities.
Don’t see “When in Rome” if you’re hoping to traipse through a dreamy giambotte of Roman locales. And don’t see it if your longing for a good romantic comedy. Director Mark Johnson’s predictable film delivers on neither count, and is best viewed by those who really don’t care at all what they see. Lucky for Hollywood, we have plenty of those.
EDISON—Fourth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned about the dangers of tobacco use during a special “Tar Wars” presentation led by sophomore and Edison resident Shruti Nadkarni on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 1.
NEWARK – Circus clowns, magicians, jugglers, acrobats, face painters and balloon artists will convert Newark Museum into a festive “big top” from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27 and 28.
MILLBURN– The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced the results of a recent survey of New Jersey municipalities showing that 67 percent of responding municipalities have adopted a local ordinance prohibiting possession, consumption of alcoholic beverages by under-aged person on private property.