Category: Local

Campaigns in high gear

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, campaigns are moving into high gear: rallies, speeches, white papers, bus trips, television advertisement and debates. In New Jersey’s only statewide race, Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin will meet…

New Brunswick man drowned

A New Brunswick man who drowned off the Freemont Avenue beach in Seaside on Saturday. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office identified the victim as Amajeets Parmar, 44, and said he was pronounced dead Saturday night by a physician at Newark Beth…

Back to school shootings

It’s open season on children and teenagers in the United States, as students head back to school without action to stem the tide of deadly gun violence after the year 2018 began with 23 school shootings where someone was hurt or…