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LODI Police are warning residents about thieves posing as utility workers after jewelry was stolen from an elderly woman's home earlier this week by what she thought were repairmen.
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Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Tim Eustace to bring an end to an archaic state law that bars New Jersey residents from participating in contests of skill was approved 36-0 by the Senate, moving it closer to final legislative approval.
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None of the three Pocono Township supervisors will serve on the new Pocono Township Board of Commissioners, the Monroe County Court announced Thursday.
PATERSON After a three-week investigation prompted by residents' complaints, detectives seized a loaded handgun and more than $4,000 worth of heroin during a raid at a Mill Street apartment on Thursday morning, according to the Passaic County Sheriff's Office.
Acting to prevent inmates from fraudulently obtaining public benefits the Senate on Thursday approved legislation requiring the state to establish a verification process so that unemployment checks, food stamps or Medicaid payments are not sent to prisoners.
The Assembly will vote today on whether to remove the mug shots of individuals before they are convicted from the public, one of two bills being considered that could curtail public access to court and police records.
DeJesus - who wore a black puffy jacket, jeans and spotless white sneakers was in court Wednesday to face charges of aggravated assault and simple assault for an alleged altercation last week that left a 75-year-old man with a broken nose and three fractured cervical vertebrae.
Passaic Valley Water Commission customers will be paying more for water when a series of rates take affect on Jan. 1. The PVWC adopted a series of rate hikes at their meeting in Clifton on Wednesday.
Governor Christie spent part of Wednesday afternoon passing out plates of burgers to the homeless and working poor at Eva's Kitchen, saying he hopes to encourage others to volunteer and donate to the organization.
Real estate developer Abraham Zuckerman of Livingston - who credited German industrialist Oskar Schindler with his survival during the Holocaust - died on Dec. 12 at age 89. Zuckerman was born in Cracow, Poland, in 1924.
Out of Garfield 's 10 elementary schools, seven were crowded, with the "most severe" space crunch in the preschool, according to a recent state report.
Assemblyman Reed Gusciora and Timothy J. Eustace introduced their bill on Monday.
An AMBER Alert was canceled after a a man was found with the 1-year-old son he allegedly kidnapped at a bus stop in Passaic, N.J. Tomas A. Quiles, 19, was found with his son, Tyrus Quiles, at an address on McBride Avenue in Paterson, N.J. Tyrus was reported to be safe.