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The Government Problem

Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They’re wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for. Consider the new spending bill Congress and the President agreed to a few weeks…

Rahway has Christmas spirit

Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway collected three large buckets of toys, which were donated to Toys for Tots and were able to help many children in Rahway get presents for Christmas. Franklin School expressed thanks to all those…

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…

Four Texans charges with home invasions

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey held a news conference to announce that four individuals have been charged with taking part in a series of five home invasions targeting members of the Asian-Indian community. Carey said charges were filed against…

Woodbridge man shot dead in Elizabeth

Bilal Fullman, 25, of Woodbridge, was identified as the fatal gunshot victim found by police at about 8:50 p.m. on Friday. Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said officers responding to a call at Oakwood Plaza discovered Fullman, suffering from…