JERSEY CITY–The New Jersey City University women’s volleyball New Jersey Athletic Conference match against Kean University, that originally was noted as a league forfeit on October 12, has instead been rescheduled.
UNION – The Kean University field hockey team used a balanced scoring attack as they defeated Richard Stockton College, 3-0, Friday evening in New Jersey Athletic Conference action.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee will meet Monday to consider legislation to reform arbitration rules and limit sick leave payouts for public workers. The Assembly State Government Committee, meanwhile, will discuss civil service reform.
ELIZABETH – Community Access Unlimited (CAU), on behalf of its members with disabilities who live throughout Union County, applauded the recent signing of Rosa’s Law by President Obama, officially eliminating the terms “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded” from federal education, health and labor laws.
TRENTON– Legislation to tighten requirements for serving on boards of education was approved by the Senate Education Committee Thursday. The bill (A-444/S-295), which passed the Assembly unanimously in June, now heads to the full Senate for final legislative approval.
TRENTON – Two bills intended to make it easier for consumers and businesses to pay utility bills electronically continue advancing toward law.
LINDEN – Last Wednesday, police arrested an 18-year-old Linden man who was allegedly carrying a gun in front of a Roselle Street deli that had previously been robbed several times, authorities said.
TRENTON—Antoine Dobson, a Deputy U.S. Marshal from Irvington, was sentenced last week to 45 months in prison for giving his off-duty firearm to a friend who was a convicted felon and lying under oath, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CLARK – Mother Seton Regional High School will hold an informal open house on Tuesday, Nov. 2, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. for all fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls and their parents.