Nicholas Beauchene, 26, a postal worker who lives in Kearny, New Jersey was arrested by federal authorities for discarding mail, including 99 general election ballots sent from the County Board of Elections and intended to be delivered to West Orange residents, according to an announcement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
SEATTLE — Just when you think Asian giant hornets’ reputation couldn’t get any worse, they’re about to enter the “slaughter phase” when they attack in force, decapitate their victims and prey upon the brood for days.
Six “murder hornets,” as they’re sometimes called, have been caught, trapped or reported since Sept. 21 in the Blaine area, where they were first spotted in the U.S. last year.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture, or WSDA, is desperate to track down their nest and kill them before they go on their murderous rampage.“Asian giant hornets this time of year start going into w… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 6th, 2020 | Author:NJNewsCommons | Filed under:News | Tags:Murder hornets | Comments Off on 2020: Now that Trump is out of the hospital, ‘Murder hornets’ are entering their ‘slaughter phase’
Many New Jerseyans in today’s COVID-19 world will have to observe Mother’s Day Sunday without their mother – and not just because of social distancing requirements. Coronavirus has taken a heavy toll on elderly moms (and dads).
The state’s nursing homes and long-term care facilities for the elderly have accounted for more than half of New Jersey’s 9,116 coronavirus fatalities. Additionally, through Saturday, 26,031 COVID-19 cases have been reported at 515 long-term care facilities across the state, making it impossible for many thousands of Jerseyans to give thanks to their mothers in person.
Seoul (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health began last month, cutting the ribbon at the opening of a fertilizer factory, KCNA reported Saturday.
Kim “attended the ceremony” on Friday and “all the participants broke into thunderous cheers of ‘hurrah!'” when he appeared, the Korean Central News Agency said.
He also inspected the facility and was “briefed about the production processes,” the report said.Kim “said with deep emotion” that his grandfather Kim Il Sung and father Kim Jong Il “would be greatly pleased if they heard… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 1st, 2020 | Author:Art Gallagher | Filed under:News | Tags:North Korea | Comments Off on NKorea’s Kim makes first appearance in nearly three weeks: KCNA
Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration has put nearly $1 billion in planned spending in reserve in response to ongoing concerns that the coronavirus outbreak could take a huge chunk of revenue out of the state budget.
Among the fiscal year 2020 appropriations that have been sidelined by the administration’s spending freeze is $142 million that was supposed to cover the next installment of the state’s popular Homestead property-tax relief benefits, which was due to be paid out to thousands of New Jersey residents to help offset their sky-high property-tax bills in May.
The Monmouth County Health Department reports that there are 207 positive cases of COVID-19 in the County, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley announced this evening.
“As we see these numbers climb, while anticipated, it reminds us why social distancing is so important,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone. “It is critical for everyone to practice social distancing so that we can slow the spread.”