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One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

In Democratic 18th, GOP Hopes To Pick Up Seat Once Filled By Sen. Buono

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In their quest to gain control of the state Senate, New Jersey Republicans are hoping Gov. Chris Christie’s coattails are long enough to carry them to victory in an unexpected district, the overwhelmingly Democratic 18th, where state Sen. Barbara Buono’s gubernatorial bid has put her seat in play.

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Officer Sentenced for Helping Sheriff Collect a Bribe

TRENTON – A former Middlesex County sheriff’s officer was sentenced today for assisting former Sheriff Joseph Spicuzzo in a jobs-for-cash scheme in which Spicuzzo collected about $112,000 in bribes from individuals seeking positions or promotions in the sheriff’s office. Paul…

Freeholder Director Says Middlesex County Is Strong, Effective In 2013

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios said County Government in 2013 reached its goal of raising the already high quality of life in the County by enhancing programs, expanding services, maintaining its strong financial footing and building the tools that will attract jobs and industry to the county.