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1 hr ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Councilman Joseph Chiusolo inquired how issues in a planned executive session could impact the next scheduled agenda and Township Attorney Thomas Scrivo said part of the session was about the legal issues of the case.
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Belleville police have made an arrest in connection with the Nov. 27 armed robbery of a Delta gas station on Union Ave., the Belleville Times reports.
6 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has announced a $27,800 settlement with a staffing provider that set up offices in New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy, without properly registering with the state.
10 hrs ago | NJ.com
The National Labor Relations Board, on behalf of Health Professionals and Allied Employees, New Jersey, squared off in court today with the owners of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus over n array of unfair labor practices.
14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Incidents of reported violence, vandalism and drug use in Jersey City's public schools are down almost 30 percent from last year, their lowest level in six years, according to a new state report.
Just 13 months ago, Gov. Chris Christie and Randi Weingarten , national president of the American Federation of Teachers, were all smiles, appearing together on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Members of the People's Organization for Progress march down Broad Street today, honoring the memory of Nelson Mandela by calling on Americans to take up the struggle for equality.
Technically, it's still autumn. At the beginning of autumn, some people still go swimming.
Campaigns are heating up early for Newark mayoral candidates, Ras Baraka, Darrin Sharif, Shavar Jeffries and Anibal Ramos.
Khary Orr, a lifelong Newark resident, was gunned down nearly six years ago and his killer has not yet been found.
A man who tried to rob an off-duty Newark cop outside the Linden High School Academy of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday afternoon was caught on surveillance camera fleeing after the cop pulled his own gun, authorities say.
In this Friday, March 24, 2006 file photo, then Councilman Luis Quintana, left, then Newark mayoral candidate Cory Booker, center and Councilwoman Mildred Crump attend an event for mayoral ballot drawing in Newark, N.J. When Quintana was sworn in as Newark's interim mayor, he was expected to keep a steady hand on government.
When City Councilor Luis Quintana was sworn in as Newark's interim mayor in November, he was expected to keep a steady hand on government.
Pope Francis is creating a special commission to deal with the clergy sexual abuse crisis on a global scale, a step that comes amid growing criticism that the pontiff had not given sufficient attention to the scandal.
A file photo of William Reilly during a Mass in the Spanish language at Most Holy Name Church in Garfield.
A 17-year-old from Newark was arrested Thursday after South Orange detectives determined the teen was involved in an "unprovoked assault" of a pedestrian on Saturday, Nov. 16, police said.