PRICELE$$ film at the Princeton Public Library

PRICELE$$, a documentary film about the corruption of American democracy will be aired at the Princeton Public Library on Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. Sharing the suspicion of fellow-citizens, including a class of young civics students, that campaign money is involved, the…

Dunec endorsed by 8 current & former mayors

Eight current and former mayors announced the support for Democrat Mark Dunec in his bid to unseat 20-year incumbent Rodney Frelinghuysen in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Among the mayors that have endorsed Dunec for Congress are Rudy Fernandez (Livingston, Former…

EPA Administrator speaks at Environmental Congress

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck will be a featured speaker at the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions 41st Annual Environmental Congress on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 1 pm. She will be speaking about new…

Leagues seek to stop sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion in court for restraining order to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that partially repealed the law prohibiting sports…

Union County men among Genovese organized crime family members arrested

Vito Alberti, 55, of New Providence, and Jerry J. Albanese, 47, of Scotch Plains, were among seven men who were arrested early this morning as alleged members and associates of the New York-based Genovese organized crime family. Vincent P. Coppola, 37, of Union,…

Seeking blood donors

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Perth Amboy man accused of sex assaults on young girls

Fernando Madrigal of Perth Amboy is accused of sexually assaulting several young girls.

PERTH AMBOY — A city resident is behind bars, charged with sexually assaulting girls in Ocean and Middlesex counties.  Fernando Madrigal, 42, was arrested at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at his Smith Street home and charged with multiple counts of aggravated sexual…

Edison memories

Edison-The following memories are from Marisa: “My memories are from the 70’s/80’s. I lived on a street in Metuchen that backed to Roosevelt Park. Back then we could cross the train tracks and be right there. Then we would walk…