Category: Local

Mother Seton is tops in Math

Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark, finished in First Place of all the Catholic high schools in Union County and placed fifth among all Union County high schools in the New Jersey Mathematics League competition. Mother Seton’s team also captured…

McCormick pans Trump budget blueprint

A New Jersey Democrat said President Trump’s Budget Blueprint for fiscal year 2018, which requests appropriations from Congress for the fiscal year that begins October 1, proposes cuts of $54 billion from domestic discretionary funding to enable a corresponding increase…

Peace movement alive in New Jersey

Peace activists are planning a variety of actions and events throughout the Garden State aimed at stopping unfair deportations, hindering America’s military adventurism throughout the globe and opposing policies advanced by the Trump administration. Several congressmen are being targeted for…

Prison pop drop, says BOP

A decline in the number of federal prosecutions and in the severity of sentences for drug-related crime in recent years has resulted in a significant drop in the federal prison population, according to statistics from the Judiciary, the U.S. Sentencing…