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Walk-a-thon raised $40,000 to support services

With Aretha Franklin on the public address system calling for “R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), along with friends, family, volunteers, staff and donors, recently stepped off the line for the 16th Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon held at…

Mother, 3 children struck by car while in a crosswalk

LINDEN — As a mother and her three children walked over Dewitt Terrace, they were struck by a car passing another motorist who stopped to let the family cross. Linden police Lt. Michael Babulski said Jordan Spencer, 34, was pushing…

IRA warns taxpayers about scam

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a fraud alert for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Scam artists posing as the IRS have fraudulently solicited financial institutions seeking account holder identity and financial…

Pentagon bombs Syrian-based ISIS command center

The Pentagon released an image of a Syrian-based ISIS command center targeted by the first F-22 Raptors ever used in actual combat, along with a video of the successful strike on Tuesday. The plane is one of the country’s most expensive — it…

Hoffman tops 500-save threshold

by Ira Thor for NJCUGothicKnights.com CAMDEN, NJ | Three-time All-New Jersey Athletic Conference goalkeeper Brittany Hoffman (McMurray, PA/Peters Township) surpassed the 500-save threshold for her career and her nine stops, including a penalty kick save, kept the New Jersey City University women’s…

Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer star trains at Real Madrid Academy

Diogo Ferreira of Hillside, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime, a dream for any young soccer player who aspires to play at the professional level. The Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer standout was invited to…

Marijuana should be legal

Democrats should lead a nationwide push to reduce penalties for minor drug possession, acknowledging that former President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs has been less successful than the Prohibition on alcohol, which gave vast power to organized crime. America’s prisons…

Seattle police internal memo says to use more force

A Seattle police department internal email said officers are not using enough force and that the softer approach could endanger both the police and the public, as if the ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ approach that has claimed the lives…

Green movement embracing more radical tactics as desperation grows

by Peter Moskowitz @ptrmsk Hundreds of thousands of people marched recently in the biggest climate-related demonstration ever. The slogan of the march: “To change everything, we need everyone.” A day later hundreds of people were arrested in downtown Manhattan for blocking…