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Six Flags Plans Job Fair This Saturday

Big Wave Racer, a new 4-story tall water slide complex, is one of the new attractions that guests will be able to enjoy at Six Flags Great Adventure Hurricane Harbor in 2013 (Photo courtesy of Six Flags Great Adventure)

JACKSON — Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey’s largest seasonal employer and the largest employer in Ocean County, is hiring more than 4,000 employees including 200 interns for the 2013 season. Since opening the employment center Monday, the park has received a steady flow of applicants getting a jump on the hiring season.

Insurance Broker Replaced With Political Boss’ Firm

BERGEN COUNTY – Last month, Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan decided to replace the county’s longtime insurance broker with a firm headed by South Jersey political boss George E. Norcross. Now the replaced company is calling for state and federal authorities to investigate the arrangement, according to a report by the Bergen Record.

Panel Passes Attempt To Cleanup NJ Legal Code

TRENTON – Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Troy Singleton sponsored to repeal provisions of state law that are no longer relevant and eliminate unneeded state commissions and boards were released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

[PHOTO] Freeholders Sponsor Sensory-Friendly Theater

RAHWAY — Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter (L) and Freeholders Alexander Mirabella and Bette Jane Kowalski (2nd R) speak with Donia Fahim (2nd L) and Deborah Stein of Autism Friendly Spaces pose for a photo before a live performance of Seussical at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway last weekend.

Playhouse 22 Presents “The Uninvited”

EAST BRUNSWICK – Playhouse 22’s next production, The Uninvited, opens next Friday at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center. The show runs Feb. 15 through March 3. All performances are Friday evenings at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.

Former Newark Employee With Ties To Booker Campaign Arrested

NEWARK – A former city employee with ties to Mayor Cory Booker’s 2010 re-election campaign was arrested this morning by officials from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey Department of the Treasury who are investigating an alleged money laundering scheme, according to a report by NJ.com.

Councilwoman To Host African-American History Celebration

LINDEN — Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby- Hurling will host her 2nd annual celebration of African-American history on Thursday, Feb. 21. The event will include historical information, poetry, music and the recognition of notable local African-Americans.

$1.8 Billion In Sandy Relief Funding Allocated To NJ

WASHINGTON, D.C.— New Jersey will receive $1.8 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to begin assisting the families, businesses, and municipalities in the areas most severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy, the state’s U.S. senators announced.