While I was growing up as a teenager in Garfield, residents more directly affected by the chromium contamination were suffering.
Garfield, like the other neighborhoods along the Passaic River that border it, was a working class factory town during the 20th century.
New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16
Chris Christie, a Republican, threw union contracts out the window and enacted laws forcing unions to pay more into their pension and health care benefits packages.
The court's decision continues a 136-year struggle by public education advocates to have a "thorough and efficient" education for all the state's children.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - On April 27, nine students launched a "study-in" at the office of Rutgers University president Richard L. McCormick. The students soon found themselves in a kind of "lock in" as they were not allowed to retrieve their back packs or get food from supporters outside.
Thousands of trade unionists rallied in front of the state Capitol in Trenton last week in solidarity with the public workers of Wisconsin.
TRENTON -- Tens of thousands of New Jersey citizens marched here in Trenton on May 22 to protest the unprecedented attack that the Republican Christie administration has launched.