HOT and COLD
President Barack Obama nominat-
ed Montclair resident Jeh John-
son, the former Pentagon general
counsel, as the secretary of U.S.
Homeland Security. Another New
Jerseyan, Michael Chertoff, held the
position from 2005 to 2009.
Former Newark mayor Cory Booker
became New Jersey’s first black
U.S. senator, after winning the seat
in a special election against former
Bogota mayor Steven Lonegan.
Booker was sworn in by U.S. Vice
President Joe Biden on Halloween.
The state Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved
Governor Chris Christie’s pick for
the Supreme Court of New Jersey,
Camden County Superior Court
Judge Faustino Fernandez-Vina.
The nominee emigrated from Cuba
as a child and attended law school at
After coming to an agreement with
its production unions, the state’s
largest newspaper, The Star-Ledger, announced it will continue
Despite new restrictions on alcohol,
the annual Far Hills Race Meeting,
benefiting the Somerset Medical
Center in Somerville, resulted in
at least 55 arrests, with charges
ranging from public urination to
A tiff between football fans turned
into a brawl at Met Life Stadium in
East Rutherford. New York Jets fan
Kurt Paschke, of Long Island, allegedly punched Patriots fan Jaclyn
Nugent, of Boston. Both have been
charged with assault and have to
complete an NFL code of conduct
class online if they wish to ever
return to the stadium.
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