New Jersey

March 16, 2018

THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS GO ON STRIKE TODAY IN JERSEY CITY

Nearly 4,000 educators did not show up for work Friday morning in Jersey City and instead picked up picket signs, and went on strike.  It’s the first teachers’ strike in Jersey City in nearly two decades.  Teachers have been working under a contract that expired in September, 2017 and have failed to reach any substantive …

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March 15, 2018

TOYS ‘R US CLOSURES WILL MEAN 1,600 JOBS GONE IN NEW JERSEY

The closure of the Toys ‘R Us chain will result in about 1,600 jobs lost in the Garden State alone.  The company has over 1,100 employees at its headquarters in northern New Jersey and another nearly 500 jobs at a distribution center.  These jobs lost do not include the employees who are being let go …

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March 15, 2018

SOUTH JERSEY PERVERT TEACHER ADMITS TO TAKING UPSKIRT VIDEOS

A 44 year old former teacher at Lenape High School has admitted that he recorded upskirt videos of female students last year in the hallways and classrooms.  Eric Howell of Maple Shade pleaded guilty to one count of endangering the welfare of a child. ...
March 15, 2018

NO WINNER IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT TO SOAR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT

Once again, no winner in the Powerball jackpot.  There were no winning tickets for last night’s drawing which will push the estimated jackpot to $455 million for Saturday night’s drawing.  The cash out value will be just a shade under $270 ...