New Jersey

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‘We want to be able to survive’: Atlantic City casino workers to strike over wages
Demand for a new union contract that raises wages to cover rising cost of living and to attract workers in understaffed departments

Michael Sainato

29, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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James Rado obituary
American actor, playwright and lyricist who co-wrote the 1960s hippy rock musical Hair

Michael Coveney

26, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Ford sued for allegedly dumping ‘toxic sludge’ on Ramapough Lenape land
New Jersey accuses automobile company of contaminating water, soil, groundwater, vegetation, and air for decades

Samira Asma-Sadeque

17, Jun, 2022 @4:57 PM

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‘I don’t run to be second’: WW2 veteran smashes centenarian 100m world record
Nearly a quarter of a century after breaking one sprinting world record as a mere 76-year-old, Lester Wright was back in form again on Saturday

Tom Lutz in New York

02, May, 2022 @8:52 PM

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‘People just sent money in’: What happened after St Peter’s basketball fairytale?
The tiny New Jersey university shocked some of the biggest teams at this year’s NCAA tournament. The effects are still being felt a month later

Dave Caldwell

26, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Today is absolutely historic’: legal marijuana sales roll out in New Jersey
Voters first approved of legalizing cannabis in the state in 2020 and on 21 April, it became one of the first on the US east coast to start recreational sales

Gloria Oladipo in Maplewood, New Jersey

23, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Police stop brawl by letting white youth sit on sofa as Black teen is handcuffed
New Jersey governor says ‘racially disparate treatment is deeply disturbing’ after officers kneel on Black youth’s back as white counterpart looks on

Richard Luscombe

17, Feb, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Too young to retire but at risk for Covid, older Americans struggle to find work
Despite reports of US worker shortages, people who are less than five years from retirement are facing a lack of employment options

Michael Sainato in Florida

25, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Storm blankets US north-east in snow as millions face ‘disruptive’ winter weather
More than 2,300 flights cancelled as schools and offices shuttered and parts of the north-west under an avalanche warning

Alexandra Villarreal

07, Jan, 2022 @5:01 PM

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US sets new record for daily Covid cases as Omicron spreads across country
A startling 488,000 cases were reported Wednesday, but even that figure is likely an undercount of the true number

Edward Helmoreand agencies

30, Dec, 2021 @1:55 PM

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US alarm at rise in child Covid infections sees school closures back on agenda
Omicron threat stokes fears coast to coast but leading public health expert says ‘We know how to keep schools open and safe’

Edward Helmore in New York

27, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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FBI searches for Jimmy Hoffa’s body in New Jersey landfill after deathbed tip
FBI confirms search for the Teamster boss, who disappeared in July 1975, had begun again after a 2020 death-bed tip from landfill worker

Edward Helmore

20, Nov, 2021 @4:08 PM

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