UNION COUNTY — For the third year in a row, residents in the towns of Fanwood and Scotch Plains will be able to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by giving back to their communities.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Two members of the Sex, Money, Murder sect of the Bloods street gang have been imprisoned for initiating a 16-year-old boy into the gang and using him to help commit an armed robbery at a fast-food restaurant and attempt to rob another restaurant in South Plainfield, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
Esoteric, a bit obscure and yet nonetheless absorbing, director David Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” chronicles what very well may be one of the earliest psychological dramas. Or more correctly, the first one occurring just after the terminology, now so common, came into use. Dr. Jung meets Dr. Freud and our libidos will never be the same.
On Wednesday, California and New York City lawmakers introduced resolutions calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 Citizens United decision which characterized political spending as free speech and paved the way for unlimited corporate spending on election campaigns.
If you’re among the taxpayers who still file a paper return, the IRS reminds you that it no longer mails paper tax packages, a step the agency took after continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free options and as a way to reduce costs.
NEWARK — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered heroin concealed in bottles of scotch on New Year’s Eve.
WESTFIELD – Redeemer Lutheran Church in Westfield will hold a “Service of Healing” tonight following the death of National Park Service Ranger Margaret Kritsch Anderson, who was a town native and daughter of the church’s pastor, Paul Kristch.
So-called “NIMBY” activism, once reserved for projects like landfills, prisons and big box stores, has started to impact proposed renewable energy projects throughout the nation.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging Americans this January, as part of National Radon Action Month, to take simple and affordable steps to test their homes for harmful levels of radon gas.