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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…

For the Record-Fax This!

by Ken Secor Unsolicited phone sales calls at dinnertime are annoying enough, now they’ve moved to faxes. If they call during the day or night, you have options; among them, don’t answer. Check your caller ID. Answer and just hang up.…

An Evening Of Latin Rhythms

RAHWAY—The Union County Arts Center is thrilled to announce a blistering evening of Latin Rhythms. On Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m, the Union County Arts Center in Rahway proudly presents what promises to be one of the most breathtaking…