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Boston Bombed

Two bombs — in two different locations — detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people, including an 8-year-old. At least 100 people are injured – including up to 10 with amputated limbs.  Google has established a person…

Judge Rules Blogger Protected By Shield Law

ELIZABETH – A Union County judge ruled that a blogger is entitled to the protections of state law that prevents the news media from being forced to reveal their sources. Tina Renna, president of the nonprofit Union County Watchdog Association,…

[Opinion] Wilda Loves Woodbridge More Than PA

Who is the Perth Amboy mayor? by Robert Sottilaro When the Democrats met to select an assembly member to the state legislature a few years ago, Wilda Diaz was pushing for M. E. Rodriguez, an excellent candidate. The vote went for…

Don’t be merry shopping at Walmart

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE By James J. Devine With Christmas around the corner, Democrats and labor advocates who have long been critical of the non-union retailer have been emphasizing that Walmart’s low wages end up costing government more than it…

“Nones” on the Rise

NATIONAL – The number of Americans who do not identify with any religion continues to grow at a rapid pace. One-fifth of the U.S. public – and a third of adults under 30 – are religiously unaffiliated, the highest percentages ever…

Walmart’s High Cost of Low Prices Threatens Linden

by James Devine LINDEN — The battle between ShopRite and Walmart is one taxpayers should know about because the deck is stacked against a company with a reputation of caring for the community, good shopping values, generous treatment of employees…

Joe Cryan loves taxes

Assemblyman Joe Cryan voted for all the taxes below, including a $500 million toll increase on the Turnpike and Parkway, a $400 million employer tax to support jobless benefits, and taxes and fees the Gov. Corzine has proposed on income,…

Ross Named Teacher Of The Month

CLARK—Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Teacher of the Month for February was Brian R. Ross. Ross was raised in Ramsey, in Bergen County. He graduated from Ramsey High School in 1995. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a…