ELIZABETH — Three sitting members of the Board of Education will be challenged by a slate of newcomers recruited by the city’s political machine to disrupt reformers’ primary election efforts aimed at displacing state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, the power broker who is sponsoring legislation to privatize public education.
UNION COUNTY – The following candidates filed to run for their local school boards in this year’s election on April 27:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The following candidates filed to run for their local school boards in this year’s election on April 27:
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman spoke of the challenges created by the economy and state finances during his annual state of the borough address on Tuesday.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I’m going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force is investigating the discovery of a partially decomposed body that was found Monday afternoon near Pine Street and Front Street in Elizabeth, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a measure that would increase penalties for using cell phones while driving on Monday.
NEWARK – The State Division of Consumer Affairs received nearly 14,000 complaints from consumers last year, with the high-cost categories of motor vehicles and home improvements each generating more than 10 percent of the total complaints.
TRENTON – With no top prizewinner for several weeks, the Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $127 million for Saturday’s drawing.