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April 15, 1989 | From Associated Press
This city in northern New Jersey on Friday laid off more than 20% of its police officers and firefighters despite a protest by about 250 chanting city employees. Under the layoffs, ordered by Mayor Thomas Dunn, 228 employees lost their jobs. The orders affected 70 of 302 police officers and 53 of the 245 firefighters in the city of 106,000 people. Dunn blames state Assembly Speaker Chuck Hardwick for the city's budget deficit because he has refused to allow a vote on providing money for distressed cities.
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April 15, 1989 | From Associated Press
This city in northern New Jersey on Friday laid off more than 20% of its police officers and firefighters despite a protest by about 250 chanting city employees. Under the layoffs, ordered by Mayor Thomas Dunn, 228 employees lost their jobs. The orders affected 70 of 302 police officers and 53 of the 245 firefighters in the city of 106,000 people. Dunn blames state Assembly Speaker Chuck Hardwick for the city's budget deficit because he has refused to allow a vote on providing money for distressed cities.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1996 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Franklin D. Israel, a highly respected modern architect known for placing his individual stamp on the innovative Southern California design tradition made famous by Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolph Schindler and Frank Gehry, died Monday. He was 50.
NEWS
April 14, 1988 | United Press International
A military court of review has overturned the manslaughter conviction of Navy heart surgeon Donal Billig, clearing his release from prison, restoring back pay and reinstating him into the Navy, a Pentagon spokesman said today. Billig, a Navy commander and former chief of heart surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital, was convicted in March, 1986, on 2 counts of involuntary manslaughter, 1 count of negligent homicide and 18 counts of dereliction of duty.
SPORTS
October 13, 1988
Marquette basketball player Anthony Candelino, a sophomore from Elizabeth, N.J., is recovering from a concussion after falling 15 feet from the balcony of the Milwaukee university's gymnasium.
NEWS
February 3, 2008
High school basketball: In an article in Saturday's Sports section, Santa Ana Mater Dei's opponent in the Nike Extravaganza, Chicago Farragut, was listed as being ranked No. 6 by StudentSports in its East Coast Regional rankings. That ranking instead belongs to Elizabeth (N.J.) St. Patrick, Los Angeles Fairfax's opponent in the same event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1999
Cinema Ride Inc., Studio City, said it has leased 3,000 square feet of space for a new theater attraction in Jersey Gardens Mall, Elizabeth, N.J. Funding for the project was provided by Cinema Ride's CEO Mitch Francis. The company develops, owns and operates motion simulation theater attractions in the United States and Canada.
BUSINESS
April 16, 1996
Master Glazier Karate International Inc. sold its 50% interest in Planet Kids Inc., an Irvine chain of children's entertainment and education centers, to United Leisure Corp. for $928,000. Master Glazier, an Elizabeth, N.J., owner and operator of karate studios, said it originally invested $500,000 in Planet Kids in June 1994. In conjunction with the sale, Planet Kids repaid a $500,000 note due Jan 1, 1998, to Master Glazier at 8% interest.
NEWS
August 28, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A man who wrote a number of letters to President Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, pleaded not guilty to charges of keeping a handgun in a safe deposit box near the White House. Vladimir Zelenkov, a Russian immigrant, was arraigned on charges he kept a .38 caliber semiautomatic pistol and 156 rounds of ammunition in the box he had rented. Judge Mildred Edwards ordered Zelenkov, 25, who lives in Elizabeth, N.J., to be held without bond pending a hearing.
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February 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New York City sued Exxon Corp. for $10 million plus damages, charging the energy giant with fraud and negligence in the pipeline spill of about 567,000 gallons of heating oil off Staten Island. New Jersey and Elizabeth, N.J., already have sued Exxon because of the spill Jan. 1-2 in Arthur Kill, a waterway separating New Jersey and New York's Staten Island. Mayor David N.
NEWS
January 6, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The 40-member Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Elizabeth, N.J., resolved to hold its convention in Phoenix this summer despite protests over Arizona's rejection of a state holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 2.5 million-member Episcopal Church is governed by the General Convention, which meets every three years. In the interim years, the church is governed by the Executive Council. After Arizona voters defeated a Nov. 6 referendum, about a dozen U.S.
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