TRENTON – New Jersey’s economy lost 16,300 jobs in December, according to date released today by the state Department of Labor. Three thousand jobs were lost in the public sector, while the private sector shed 13,300 positions.
EDISON – State Sen. Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Peter Barnes will hold a public hearing in Edison on Thursday, Jan. 20, to give students, parents, teachers and residents an opportunity to share how the governor’s $1 billion cut to public education has impacted their lives and their schools.
Jan. 10 at 12:01 p.m. – Officers Christopher O’Brien, Edward Lowe, David Desordi and Richard Tomshaw investigated a burglary at Madison Avenue. The case remains open.
MOUNTAINSIDE – IRS e-file, the popular electronic tax return preparation and delivery service used by nearly 2.9 million New Jersey filers last tax season is now available for this tax season.
PERTH AMBOY — The City of Perth Amboy, in conjunction with the Perth Amboy Business Improvement District (BID) and the Perth Amboy Urban Enterprise Zone will hold a small business workshop for first-time entrepreneurs on Jan. 19.
LINDEN – Police arrested a 31-year-old Roselle man who was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen the day before, authorities announced Tuesday.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot could be worth as much as $96 million.
NEW BRUNSWICK — To highlight the unique medical and social challenges facing teenage cancer patients, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh toured the teen lounge and met with patients and survivors at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey on Tuesday.
UNION COUNTY — The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships to eligible students living in Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth, and Staten Island.