The E.C. Electroplating plant - the source of a nearly 30 year-old toxic chromium spill currently wending its way beneath this town - will be torn down in early October.
Nearly 30 years after toxic chromium spilled from the E.C. Electroplating plant, the EPA announced that the building would be demolished.
On Sept. 2, the 21st annual Labor Day Parade took place in Paterson, New Jersey, a former factory town that has been, for decades, plagued with crime, poverty, and substance abuse.
Crony capitalism is alive and well in New Jersey. What would the whole country look like if run by these supporters of the one percent?
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.