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Train through time

On October 18 and 19, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when 27 historic sites and museums across the county open their doors to the public, free of charge. But this year, there is a new way to…

Obama in New Jersey Wednesday

President Barack Obama will travel to Union County on Wednesday for a New Jersey fundraiser on behalf Senate Democrats. Obama has challenged core Democratic constituencies to pay more attention to off-year elections and vote next month. “There’s a congenital problem…

No vacancy

More than half the wildlife population on the planet has been destroyed since 1970, and there is little hope that future generations can survive unless people start behaving differently. The Earth simply does not have enough productive land and sea available to…

The Gateway Family YMCA Supports 7th Grade Students with Free Memberships

UNION COUNTY – The Gateway Family YMCA provides free memberships for all 7th Grade students as part of the NJ YMCA 7th Grade Initiative. Providing services for Eastern Union County and Northern Middlexsex County, The Gateway Family YMCA has branches…

Study mark cities on the rise in New Jersey

by Kamran Rosen for NerdWallet  For a state that represents less than 1% of the America’s total landmass, New Jersey is big when it comes to business. The Garden State’s strength comes from industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and biotech to tourism and…

NJ lacking oversight as profiteers exploit children, disabled & elderly

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – According to a new study released in by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the state of New Jersey is placing some of its most vulnerable people – children, the disabled, and the elderly – at…

Hillside police investigate stabbing

Hillside detectives are investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old male who was transported to a hospital by bystanders Lt. Vincent Ricciardi said Newark Beth Israel Medical Center called police around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday night with a report of a patient in the emergency…

Annual Trinity Church “Dine Around the World” Dinner

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its annual “Dine Around the World” dinner on Saturday, October 25 from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. at 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge. Take a delicious journey around the world, tasting food from 12 authentic food stations, with…

Armed robber sentenced to 19 years in prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A man was sentenced today To 225 months in prison for committing 17 armed robberies — two of them in Linden — of commercial establishments all within a six-month period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bobby…

Man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography

Middlesex County man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography over the Internet. He was investigated and prosecuted by the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice. Roberto Arreola-Ramirez, 33, of New Brunswick, was sentenced to…