U.S. Economy Lost 125,000 Jobs In June

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nonfarm payroll employment fell by 125,000 in June, according to data released by the federal government today. Many of the jobs lost were because of a large drop in the number of temporary workers needed for the U.S. Census.

Man Charged In Carteret Murder

CARTERET — A borough man has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting another borough man and wounding a 17-year-old male, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced yesterday.

Impossible to Believe

PAUL FADER, state Sen. Richard Codey’s former chief counsel when Codey served as New Jersey’s governor, must believe that New Jersey taxpayers just fell off the back of some turnip truck.

Officials Warn Against Fireworks Danger

STATE – The traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation’s birthday on the Fourth of July. However, a joyful celebration can turn into a painful memory when children and adults are injured while using fireworks. Each year emergency rooms are full of patients who are injured by illegal fireworks.