Author: Staff Report

Acting chief takes helm

Mayor Wilda Diaz appointed  Captain Larry Cattano as acting Deputy Chief of Police in command of all department operations. Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz is off duty pending the result of criminal charges alleging that he robbed taxpayers by having city…

Progressive movement loses a leader

Heather McGhee, shared some sad news with friends of Demos, Common Cause and Citizen Action groups across the nation. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that our former colleague Donna Parson passed away unexpectedly yesterday after…

Stress Free Styling Tips

by Ginny Grimsley As if there weren’t enough to worry about in day-to-day life, people often find themselves frozen in front of their closets during the morning rush, panicking about what to wear. “I think everyone has that terrible feeling…

Obama jobs record highlighted

The White House highlighted President Obama’s economic record as American businesses added 10 million jobs over the last 54 months, marking the longest streak of private-sector job growth in American history. “While there’s still a lot more work to do,…

Robbery victim shot in Rahway

RAHWAY — A 33 year old man was shot at about 2:18 a.m. Thursday on Elm Avenue in the vicinity of Bryant Street. The victim was approached by two Hispanic men in their 20s who demanded money. “The assailants fired…