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Cristian Checo Promoted to Cadet CPO

LINDEN — Linden High School Naval Science Instructor Mark Velez, a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer, promoted Cristian Checo to the rank of Cadet Chief Petty Officer. The Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) is one of several…

Sanders would break up big banks

Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed legislation that would break up the big banks and financial institutions that crashed the economy. The ending of ‘too big to fail’ would also open the door to criminal prosecutions of corporate criminals who have up…

FBI seeking public’s help

BOSTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking help from the public in identifying two individuals who appear in surveillance photos taken near the bombing sites at the Boston Marathon on April 15. “For more than 100 years,…

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…

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…