Newark

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

    1. ICE STORM Four days without power: Baby it’s cold outside – and inside, too – especially when you have no heat. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Northern United States and southeastern Canada haven’t had power for at least four days because of ice bringing down tree limbs and power lines. At least 19 people have died in weather-related […]

Newark Mayor Cory Booker vetoed an ordinance Tuesday that would force eateries to post an armed guard during late-night hours of operation. An off-duty police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting as he waited for his food at a late-night pizza place earlier this month, prompting implementation of this new measure. But Booker says […]

Newark Mayor Cory Booker vetoed an ordinance Tuesday that would force eateries to post an armed guard during late-night hours of operation. An off-duty police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting as he waited for his food at a late-night pizza place earlier this month, prompting implementation of this new measure. But Booker says […]