NEW BRUNSWICK – A South Amboy man pleaded guilty to a count of murder and four counts of attempted murder today, admitting that he fatally stabbed his live-in companion and stabbed four children, ranging in age from 7 to 12.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In October, the unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent, the highest rate since April 1983.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service is looking for 3,075 New Jersey taxpayers who can claim their share of undelivered refund checks totaling about $4.2 million.
ELIZABETH – NJTODAY.NET, the online home of the News Record, Atom Tabloid and Clark Patriot, is now an online shopping destination too.
CLARK—On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Clark Police Department will join 250 Law Enforcement agencies across New Jersey in support of Operation Medicine Cabinet, a joint program in cooperation with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey State Attorney General.
RAHWAY—Nichelle Harris recently became Rahway High School’s second Union County Cross Country Champion and the first since 1994.
NEWARK – Two New Jersey-based ticket brokers sued by the Office of the Attorney General in May after allegedly offering concert tickets for sale before the tickets were available to the general public have agreed to revise their business practices and to pay $5,000 each to settle the suits.
RAHWAY – Rahway High School has adopted a new plan to help students succeed in their math and science classes. This year tutoring is now available in the library during each lunch period with a certified math or science teacher.
FLORHAM PARK—Megan Morhbutter of Florham Park was raised to be an advocate for herself. Morhbutter, a 23-year-old recent graduate of Caldwell College was born with Spina Bifida.
ELIZABETH — Students at Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic high school in Elizabeth, auditioned for roles in the academy’s Christmas production on Oct. 21 under the direction of Liz McConahay, the veteran Broadway actress who is managing the school’s theatre arts program.
I’d be afraid to work for the King of Pop, even if I could sing and dance. Per “Michael Jackson’s This Is It,” the postmortem paean culled from rehearsal film by director Kenny Ortega, it looks too hard…all those steps. While we get no new skinny on Michael, this colorful peek into the precision he aspired to is sometimes a divulging testament in itself.
CARTERET—Borough emergency service departments have been approved for $100,000 grant as from the 2009-2010 Carteret Special Improvement District budget, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership have announced.
MOUNTAINSIDE— New Jerseyans e-filed a record 2.78 million federal income tax returns during 2009 for tax year 2008, up nearly 8 percent from last year’s total of 2.58 million e-filers. About two out of three New Jersey taxpayers, 65 percent, e-filed this year; out of the 4.2 million returns filed.