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Linden teen charged in Roselle shooting

ROSELLE — A 17-year-old Linden resident was arrested and charged with shooting a 20-year-old man on Saturday night outside a party at St. George Avenue and Victory Street. Roselle police detectives filed juvenile complaints charging the suspect with one count…

Mapping a new course for Plainfield

PLAINFIELD — A newly elected chief executive is hoping to set a new course for one of the state’s most politically volatile communities. Mayor Adrian O. Mapp appointed Rick Smiley as acting city administrator and named Carl Riley as acting…

Holt near your home

STATE — Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) is holding a series of community offices in towns throughout central New Jersey. Members of Holt’s staff will be available to assist residents who are having problems with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the VA,…

Disbarred attorney admits stealing from clients

UNION COUNTY — A disbarred West Orange attorney, who once managed a Cranford-based law office, admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from half a dozen clients, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Appearing recently before state Superior…

Teenager shot in Rahway

RAHWAY — Police responding to a number of 911 calls reporting gunfire found a teenager shot in the leg at the 600 block of Central Avenue. The shooting occurred near the city’s high school Thursday at about 9:20 p.m. after…

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…