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State High Court Upholds Decision To Try Two Teens As Adults In Homicide

NEW BRUNSWICK — The New Jersey Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office to waive from juvenile court two, 17-year-old boys and have them tried as adults on charges including murder, arising from the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman in Woodbridge in 2009, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Thursday.

Burning Questions

PERTH AMBOY — Months before a fire wiped out five Cortlandt Street houses, Councilman Fernando Gonzalez said there should be separate lines for fire suppression systems but no action was taken to address the situation.

OPINION: Bewildered Diaz

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

There are a lot of things you can say about Mayor Wilda Diaz but the most appalling fact is that she is almost completely in the dark when it comes to governing and politics, even after four years on the job in which to learn something.

Writer’s Block: For Sure, I’m Really Hip

Welcome to my world where Murphy’s law, and there is a Murphy’s Law, is only a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’ something is going to happen to me. Why anything should be easy for me is a discussion that has been taken off the table a long time ago because I have come to terms with God’s sense of humor.