Devine praising Hawaii for tobacco age hike

Democratic reformer James J. Devine

Democrat James J. Devine is applauding Hawaii officials for becoming the first state in the country to outlaw smoking for anyone under 21 years of ago. “Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, annually…

Income Inequality the “defining issue of our time”

According to Wall Street Journal, Thom Hartmann, the International Monetary Fund and and the head of the Federal Reserve Board,things look pretty grim for most working families. The International Monetary Fund is reporting that income inequality is the “defining issue of our time,” says Hartmann. “That’s…

A blue moon coming in July

A blue moon is an additional full moon that appears in a subdivision of a year, either the third of four full moons in a season or, recently, a second full moon in a month of the common calendar. Full…

Roselle Park celebrating July 4 on July 3

Fireworks will displayed on Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Roselle Park High School athletic fields to celebrate Independence Day. Residents, who are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to the show, will be allowed on the field starting at…

County mobile paper-shredding program coming to Rahway

RAHWAY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for confidential personal documents will be available on Thursday, July 9, at Rahway River Park in Rahway. “Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps residents…

Sanders gains on Clinton in New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H. — Hillary Clinton, who has held comfortable leads over all her Democratic rivals, is now in a statistical tie with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire. Clinton and Sanders now enjoy identical net favorability ratings among Democratic…