Category: Local

Ross Named Teacher Of The Month

CLARK—Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Teacher of the Month for February was Brian R. Ross. Ross was raised in Ramsey, in Bergen County. He graduated from Ramsey High School in 1995. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a…

City Mourns Former Mayor & Judge

Steve Bercik Meant Business For Elizabeth by James Devine ELIZABETH—The city mourned the conclusion of an extraordinary life after Steven J. Bercik died Saturday, June 14, 2003 in the Watchung Ridge Assisted Living Center, Watchung. As mayor of Elizabeth from…

An Evening Of Latin Rhythms

RAHWAY—The Union County Arts Center is thrilled to announce a blistering evening of Latin Rhythms. On Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m, the Union County Arts Center in Rahway proudly presents what promises to be one of the most breathtaking…

What America Means To Me

by James J. Devine, Publisher, Atom Tabloid & Citizen-Gazette Some people are upset about an advertisement that appeared in newspapers I publish. Created by an organization – http://www.tompaine.com – that believes President Bush is using the call to arms against Iraq…

Bill Extending Drug-Free Zones Passes Assembly

STATE—The Assembly has passed legislation Assembly Assistant Majority Leader John S. Wisniewski and Assemblyman Willis Edwards III sponsored to extend the drug-free school zones concept to publicly assisted housing. The measure (A-378) would amend the state law authorizing drug-free zones…

Halloween memories

When I was eight years old, I attended my Cub Scout Halloween meeting dressed as a Brownie, wearing my sister’s Girl Scout uniform. They had a talent contest, so I told this joke: Adam and Eve got kicked out of…