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Couple sought in stabbing, beating

Authorities are searching for a man and a woman who have been charged with a brutally violent attack on another couple on Smith Street in Perth Amboy. Jesus Gonzalez, 35, and Jashira Figueroa, 25, are being sought in the Smith Street attack,…

New Jersey’s pension funds sue Christie

New Jersey’s three largest public worker pension funds filed a lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie, challenging his decision to cut employer contributions this year to the heavily indebted retirement programs. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Public Employees…

Pugsley Addams actor died this week

Kenneth Patrick “Ken” Weatherwax, the child actor best known for having played Pugsley on the Addams Family television series, died on December 7, 2014. Born in Los Angeles, California, on September 29, 1955, Weatherwax found it difficult to get work…

International Space Station symbolizes one Earth

During times of almost universal strife among different cultures on Earth, one of the most fascinating projects that has attracted broad global participation is the construction and operation of the International Space Station, which may actually be observed from New Jersey using…

Another Perth Amboy man fatally stabbed

Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of the city’s latest stabbing victim, a 26-year-old man who was found dead in his apartment. Jean Carlos Morel was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:40 p.m. on December 7, 2014 after law enforcement…

Wall Street’s Democrats

In Washington’s coming budget battles, sacred cows like the tax deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable donations are likely to be on the table along with potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But no one on Capitol Hill…