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Plainfield homicide under investigation

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in Plainfield Thursday afternoon that claimed the life of a victim identified as 31-year-old Wilson “Miguel” Valdez of Plainfield. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Plainfield Police Division units rushed to the 600 block…

EPA chief visits Newark

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy joined Senator Cory Booker, Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Isella Ramirez of Ironbound Community Corporation at the Ironbound Community Corporation Family Success Center to visit the site of a first-of-its-kind community air monitor, which measures air quality in greater Newark where 25 percent…

Wardlaw-Hartridge presented Annie

Students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison put on quite a show in their production of Annie, the spring musical that entertained and warmed the hearts of audiences on the weekend of March 6-8. The show’s three-day run included Friday…

Students volunteered at Food for Friends

Students in the Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently volunteered their time at the Food for Friends soup kitchen located at the Second Presbyterian Church in Rahway. The children passed out individual mugs filled with goodies such…