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The Rise of the Non-Working Rich

by Robert B. Reich In a new Pew poll, more than three quarters of self-described conservatives believe “poor people have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything.” In reality, most of America’s poor work hard, often…

Diner murder conspiracy on court agenda

STATE — Georgios Spyropoulos, the former manager of the Tick Tock Diner in Clifton, is scheduled to be in court this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. before Superior Court Judge Donald J. Volkert Jr. in Paterson. Spyropolous is charged with conspiracy…

Mosquito spraying scheduled

Mosquito control spraying is scheduled for Friday, July 11 between 7pm and 12am, weather permitting, in the following locations: Berkeley Hts. – DPW Yard, Eaton Ct. Area, Shadow La., Euclid Ave., Mt. Carmel Area, Wren Ct., Sycamore Ave. Clark – Frances Dr., Feather Bed La.…

Prosecutor hopes to heat up cold case

CLARK — As the two-year anniversary of the homicide of 73-year-old Vera Pecoraro approaches, investigators are continuing to urge members of the public to come forward with information, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Wednesday. A reward of…