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Same Sex Setback in Louisiana

U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman issued a Sept. 3 ruling upholding Louisiana’s ban on gay marriage, the first defeat in federal court for same-sex couples since the Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that the U.S. government cannot deny equal benefits…

Rahway Bands and Brews

The Rail House and Union County Performing Arts Center will be hosting the inaugural Rahway Bands and Brews, a combination of independent rock bands and highly rated craft beers that sponsors hope will be a yearly event. The event will take…

Child’s safety seat check Saturday

Union County – A free “Seat Check Saturday” child safety seat inspection event has been added to the county’s regular safety seat inspection program at the AAA Care Care Center, located at 135 Route 22 East in Springfield. The extra day…

CVS stopped selling all tobacco products

The nation’s largest drug store has stopped selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products at more than 7,600 stores nationwide, according to a company announcement. “Ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at CVS/pharmacy is simply the right thing…

Senior Olympics open Saturday in Woodbridge

More than 1,000 older athletes are expected to participate in three days of events when the 2014 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games open on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10:00 a.m. during ceremonies outside the Woodbridge Community Center. The competition is a…