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Brittany Maynard is ready to die

Brittany Maynard decided she’s ready to end her life, because the 29-year-old newlywed was diagnosed with the most aggressive form of brain cancer and only has about six months to live. Maynard moved from California to Portland, Oregon, to take…

Body found in Perth Amboy

Emergency personnel were working in the area to gain access to the reported dead body found Monday afternoon in a ditch along the railroad tracks.

Police and investigators from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office reportedly found a dead body near the Perth Amboy train tracks, in the vicinity of Washington Street. Attempts to get information from Perth Amboy Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz and Mayor Wilda Diaz were unsuccessful.…

Train through time

On October 18 and 19, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when 27 historic sites and museums across the county open their doors to the public, free of charge. But this year, there is a new way to…

No vacancy

More than half the wildlife population on the planet has been destroyed since 1970, and there is little hope that future generations can survive unless people start behaving differently. The Earth simply does not have enough productive land and sea available to…

New Jersey does the Can-Can

A revival of the 1953 Cole Porter musical, “Can-Can,” will be running through Oct. 26 at the Paper Mill Playhouse, on Brookside Drive in Millburn, making a New Jersey detour on its way from Pasadena to Broadway. Set in 1893…

Reich exposes GOP war on working families

The latest his video, Robert Reich says a Republican Senate would wage war on working families. Reich is an economist and political commentator who served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton…