Newark Church Pastor Pleads Guilty To Endangering Welfare Of A Minor

ELIZABETH — The pastor of a Newark church pleaded guilty yesterday in Superior Court in connection with a case that involved an affair with a congregant where the pair allegedly forced two teenage girls to videotape the trysts at a Linden motel.

Charity Softball Tournament Hits A Home Run For Children’s Hospital

RAHWAY — The Annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament hits its 15th year home run for the Children’s Specialized Hospital “Lightning Wheels’ Athletic Team. The tournament was held at Rahway River Park, Rahway.

Middlesex County Residents Urged To Dispose Of Unwanted Medicines

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County residents will be able to dispose of unwanted medicines at local police departments and Rutgers University on Saturday, Sept. 25, Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and John G. McCabe Jr., acting special agent in charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, announced.

“The Town” – It’s the One Without Pity

Unsettling via the ugly little, crime-absorbed world it unearths, director Ben Affleck’s “The Town” blends old style action-drama with a shock and awe rawness common to our times. While a part of you may wish that the distasteful sociology had remained under its slimy rock, your captivated half is sure to be rendered mouth agape and at seat’s edge.

Community Calendar

Pink Ribbon Run • Sept. 25 – Perth Amboy will host the Central NJ Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-Mile Health Walk to benefit Susan G. Komen For The Cure. On site registration and t-shirt pick-up will begin at 10 a.m. at 302 Front Street.

Writer’s Block: Keep It Simple

I have a cousin who likes to talk on the phone. She usually calls at exactly the same time that I am ready to unwind in quiet bliss for the first time since the alarm went off at 5 a.m. Truthfully, I don’t want to open my mouth in the evening for anything except maybe that nice glass of merlot staring at me. All I need to do is say, “Ahhh” and the conversation is over