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Damage from Sandy on the Jersey Shore in Belmar (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Temporary Housing On The Way For NJ Residents Displaced By Sandy

The decision was announced late Friday night by Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., whose district includes some of the areas hardest-hit by the storm. Pallone says the process could get under way as early as Monday.

12/08/2012

The U.S.S. Curtiss burns at Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941 (credit: U.S. Navy)

Stories From Main Street: Pearl Harbor Survivor In Union Leaves Story For Generations To Come

The sights, the sounds, and smells of the attack on Pearl Harbor are forever seared into Union resident Tom Mahoney’s memory. Now he’s trying to make sure that those memories don’t die with him.

12/03/2012

People who support Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company by a Walmart Superstore on November 23, 2012 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (credit: STan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Secaucus Walmart, Call For Better Pay, Work Conditions For Workers

It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/23/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

Union workers at power company Con Edison picket outside company headquarters on July 2, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Contract Talks Between Con Ed, Union Resume In NYC

The negotiations broke down last weekend. On Thursday, the company put out a full-page ad blasting the union before the union fired back with a statement.

07/05/2012

5-year-old Kenley and 3-year-old Kendell Francois (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigating Drowning Deaths Of Young Brothers In Union

The parents of two young brothers who drowned in a neighbor’s Union Township pool said their deaths were nothing more than a tragic accident.

06/29/2012

A bear was tranquilized by wildlife officials in Union on Tuesday, May, 8, 2012 and will be released back into the wild. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Captured After Spending Night In Tree Near Town Hall In Union, N.J.

It took a day and a night of waiting and watching, but a bear scare in the Garden State finally came to an end Tuesday morning, thanks to a couple of well-aimed tranquilizer darts.

05/08/2012

Man trying to cross the road amidst traffic in Union, N.J. on April 27, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Tragic Death Prompts Safety Questions About Route 22 In Union, NJ

Thursday night a pedestrian was struck and killed along Route 22, near Harding Road in Scotch Plains.

04/27/2012

Cell Phones (file / credit: clipart.com)

AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

About 40,000 AT&T landline workers are staying on the job this week without a contract, their union said Sunday.

04/08/2012

The aftermath of a fiery tanker crash in Elizabeth (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Person Killed In Fiery Crash On Routes 1 And 9 In Elizabeth

Officials say Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth will remain closed for most of the day after a tanker truck burst into flames when it collided with a car early this morning, killing the driver.

01/24/2012

(Photo/Mona Rivera)

L.I. Bus Union Reaches Tentative Deal

Transport Workers Union Local 252 said it had reached an agreement Friday with Veolia Transportation, which will begin operating what will be known as the Nassau Inter-County Express Jan. 1.

12/30/2011

Tom Mahoney - Union, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Union’s Tom Mahoney Among NJ’s Last Pearl Harbor Survivors

Seventy years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Tom Mahoney’s memory is keen of the day he said “changed the world.”

12/05/2011

(credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Casino Workers Union, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Reach Tentative Deal

Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union agreed Thursday to a three-year pact with Trump Entertainment Resorts. The company owns the Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.

11/17/2011

Frustrated residents in Connecticut are still without power days after the October snowstorm. (credit: CBS 2)

CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm Response

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating’s storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.

11/04/2011

Screengrab Of Viki Knox's FB Page (credit: Facebook)

Union H.S. Students Debate Teacher’s Anti-Gay Facebook Posts

The school district is investigating English teacher Viki Knox because along with the comment, she posted a picture of a display at the school celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender history month.

10/14/2011

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