Category: Local

Democrat seeks primary debates

Lisa McCormick, one of two Democratic primary election candidates for US Senate, has called on the incumbent, Senator Robert Menendez, to agree on a schedule of six debates to give voters a chance to make a fair comparison of the…

E. coli reported in New Jersey

New Jersey’s health officials are investigating a half-dozen cases of E. coli that were reported in Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex and Warren counties. The state Health Department says the six cases of E. coli may be linked to a restaurant chain but…

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Nobel Peace Prize winner and Baptist minister who inspired the nation through his leadership of a nonviolent movement for civil rights before he was slain by an assassin at…

Trout released in Jersey waters

More than 184,000 freshly stocked rainbow trout will be available as anglers cast their lines on the much-anticipated opening of trout season at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, according to Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe. An annual rite of spring,…