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Democracy in action, November 2014

All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, along with 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats and hundreds of local or state offices in the upcoming elections. Voting rules vary from state to state, but now is the time to…

Clark opens registration for fall recreation programs

Registration for basketball is now taking place at the Clark Township municipal office building, located at 430 Westfield Avenue. Players may mail in registration forms, come in person to the municipal office building, or deliver applications to the recreation department…

Veterans may apply for property tax deduction

The American Legion is reminding honorably discharged, war period veterans that they may be eligible for a $250 property tax deduction on homes they own and occupy in New Jersey. To qualify for the deduction on next year’s taxes, an…

Arab Bank liable for supporting terrorism

A federal jury on Monday found Arab Bank liable for knowingly supporting terrorism efforts connected to two dozen attacks in the Middle East, the first time a bank has ever been held liable in a civil suit under a broad…

Guns are rarely used to kill criminals or stop crimes

Data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) proves that firearms are rarely used to stop criminals, according to the Violence Policy Center (VPC) report Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun…