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Armstead scholarship winners

Each year, students from Linden High School apply for a scholarship, founded by Linden Board of Education member Lisa Ormon and 4th ward Councilman Derek Armstead more than 12 years ago. The winners of the Armstead Scholarship Fund, Milena Drozd,…

Officer Sentenced for Helping Sheriff Collect a Bribe

TRENTON – A former Middlesex County sheriff’s officer was sentenced today for assisting former Sheriff Joseph Spicuzzo in a jobs-for-cash scheme in which Spicuzzo collected about $112,000 in bribes from individuals seeking positions or promotions in the sheriff’s office. Paul…

State Police graduates among most diverse class in history

152nd New Jersey State Police Recruit Training Class Completes Intensive 24-Week Training Program The most diverse graduating class in State Police history Elizabeth - Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police,…

Lonegan bashes Booker in debate

STATE — Observers say conservative firebrand Steve Lonegan won the first of two televised debates between the candidates who are running in New Jersey’s special election Oct. 16 to fill the remaining 15 months of the seat vacated by U.S.…

New Jersey News Roundup

Here are some of the top stories circulating in New Jersey news media today: Rutgers expects $200M windfall with move to Big Ten Conference | NJ.COM Rutgers University expects to pull in at least an additional $200 million over 12 years…

World Vasectomy Day is Oct. 18

World Vasectomy Day is being held on Oct. 18, when surgeons around the world have undertaken to perform the operation, in many cases before a live audience while others will be filmed. The event will be launched in front of a live…

Obituary: Novelist Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, who has died aged 66, was the author of gung-ho techno-military thrillers which generated many millions of dollars, a number of successful films, and a franchise of equally popular – and profitable – video games. In Clancy’s books,…

Obamacare Arrives… America Survives!

NATIONAL — The Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, has begun enrolling citizens in new health exchanges in states all across America despite a government shutdown orchestrated by Republicans in Congress. While the GOP remains dedicated to…

Political Payroll Plunder

PLAINFIELD — Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs is seeking to give herself a pay hike by appointing herself as the acting city administrator, but a councilman claims she is breaking the law. Third Ward Councilman Adrian O. Mapp, who defeated the incumbent…