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William Payne takes out petitions to run for Newark City Council seat
NEWARK - William Payne, patriarch of one of Newark's best known political dynasties, took out petitions this afternoon to run for an at-large council seat, according to information provided by the City Clerk's office.
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Union County Democrats endorse freeholders, senatorial and congressional candidates
Pictured are Union County Democratic Party Chairman and Assemblyman Jerry Green, Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak, Freeholders Angel Estrada and Vernell Wright and County Surrogate James LaCorte.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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President Obama Declares March National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
The American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy announced that President Barak Obama declared March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
President Declares March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Because the odds of survival rise dramatically when this cancer is caught early, calling attention to it can save lives.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
DEP issues Rahway Arch permit against residents' wishes
The state Department of Environmental Protection has granted a waiver to its Flood Hazard Area Rule to allow remediation work to move forward on Rahway Arch, a former Cytec sludge disposal site that is structurally comprised and is leaking cyanide sludge into the Rahway River.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Newark mayor's race: William Payne considering city council race if it helps Jeffries
NEWARK - In another potential game-changer for the Newark city election, William Payne, patriarch of the longstanding Newark political dynasty, said tonight he would consider running for city council on Shavar Jeffries' ticket if it would help the mayoral candidate win in May. "If being part of his team would then absolutely," Payne, 81, told The ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Homeland Security chief grilled over Abu Dhabi travel clearance
U.S. lawmakers questioned Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday over a new federal program that allows airplane travelers arriving from Abu Dhabi in the Gulf to bypass domestic screening when they land in the United States.
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NEMA-Backed Smart Grid Study Passes House Committee
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security has adopted an amendment that would result in a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen the capabilities of the electrical power system to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a natural disaster or cyberattack.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presents 11th annual state of the county address
Cedar Grove- Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented his 11th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 24, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Essex executive seeking fourth term praises county workers, touts jail and parks revenue
CEDAR GROVE - Running for a fourth term as county executive, Joseph DiVincenzo used his annual State of the County address tonight not just to tout his administration's work last year, but to lay out his accomplishments for his re-election campaign.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Dem holdouts on immigration
All but 12 Democrats in the lower chamber have co-sponsored H.R. 15, a similar bill to the bipartisan immigration measure that passed the Senate last year.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Cabinet secretary from N.J. recounts family's history with Civil Rights Movement
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, left, with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez at The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark on Sunday to mark Black History Month.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Christie Port Authority appointee questions impact of a wage hike for airport workers on travel costs
Governor Christie 's new top executive at the Port Authority on Thursday questioned whether raising the wages of the lowest-paid airport workers - as directed by her New York counterpart at the bi-state agency - would result in higher travel costs, while Democrats continued to press the issue.