STATE – Gov. Chris Christie’s promise to increase support for higher education should include fair contracts for workers, according to Donna M. Chiera, president of the American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ), the state’s largest higher education union federation.
NEWARK – An Essex County jury convicted a 35-year-old Highland Park man for the 2002 murder of a 27-year-old Newark man on Tuesday, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.
SOMERVILLE – A Somerset County jury convicted a former state corrections officer from Plainfield of drug possession, officials announced Tuesday.
NEWARK – A Bronx, N.Y., man was sentenced Monday to 41 months in prison for arranging to import 960 grams of cocaine from the Dominican Republic into the United States via Newark Liberty International Airport and other regional airports, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
ELIZABETH — Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage filed reports with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) showing the incumbent with a huge financial advantage over his challenger, Oscar Ocasio.
The raids should have been a gold star for the Navy. A trial run for a newly designed ship turned into a series of successful missions against cocaine smugglers, resulting in the capture of nine smugglers and over five tons of cocaine. But the early 2010 victories were darkened, quite literally, by a power failure on March 6 that left the ship briefly adrift at sea.