Author: Andrew Thompson

Vas: Diaz mixes police & politics

Perth Amboy mayoral challenger Joseph B Vas is accusing the incumbent of breaking a key campaign promise that puts her on shaky ethical grounds. Vas said during these unprecedented times in law enforcement, when communities throughout the country are demanding…

Premiere Stages award winners

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named Grace McGory, Christopher Grant and Becky Gibby as the winners of the Premiere Senior Endeavor Awards, a new playwriting initiative established in response to the challenges of…

Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain died from coronavirus 40 days after he attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 74-year old Black business executive was hospitalized in Atlanta since July 1. Cain was born Dec. 13, 1945,…

Quantum leap eyed on Internet

Government officials and scientists unveiled a plan to build a quantum Internet, pursuing one of the most important technological frontiers of the 21st century. A quantum Internet relies on atoms, photons and electrons exhibiting a quantum state known as entanglement,…

Pascrell tops cops PACs

Police reform is now a congressional priority following nationwide protests against police violence and systemic racism after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. Many of the protests in cities across the country, including Washington, D.C., have been met…

Trump probe U.S. Attorney won’t quit

Streets coast to coast filled with marchers in recent weeks to protest systemic racism and frequent reports of excessive police violence against unarmed citizens. President Donald Trump is driving the country toward civil war with his ignorance and selfishness. Now,…

8 Careers for Someone Enjoys Math

An interest in math can lead to a long and fulfilling career in various fields, including finance, teaching, technology, and science. People who enjoy crunching numbers and solving math equations learn a variety of skills that are highly sought-after by…

Trump slump hits Wall Street

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 1,800 points, nearly 7 percent, as increases in coronavirus cases deflated optimism that the economy could recover quickly from its worst crisis in decades. Thursday’s retreat comes after the market has been…