Gang Member Gets 3 Years For Beating Sister

ELIZABETH –An Elizabeth man was sentenced to three years in state prison last week after he was convicted of an aggravated assault stemming from a 2008 incident where he severely injured his sister during a fight, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.


Dear EarthTalk: I heard that Walmart is having a bigger positive impact on the environment than any other U.S. institution. What are they doing along these lines? — R. Schlansker, Beaverton, OR

Christie Wants Trash Trucks Off NJ Roads

TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie today called on the Port Authority to help reduce harmful air emissions and take approximately 1,000 trucks per day off New Jersey’s roads by building a new barge-to-rail facility at Greenville Yards in Jersey City.

Kean Men’s Lacrosse Captures ECAC Mid-Atlantic Region Championship

UNION – Sophomore Nick Angrisani scored three goals and added an assist as top-seeded Kean University captured its first ECAC championship in 15 years with an 11-7 win over No. 3 Richard Stockton in the Division III Mid-Atlantic Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Sunday.