State News

Another Perth Amboy man fatally stabbed

Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of the city’s latest stabbing victim, a 26-year-old man who was found dead in his apartment. Jean Carlos Morel was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:40 p.m. on December 7, 2014 after law enforcement…

Bridgegate preview coming Monday

Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-19) and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37) said the Select Committee on Investigation regarding the Bridgegate scandal will release to the public on Monday an interim report of the legislative findings. Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21)…

Killer cops committed no crimes

In New York City and Ferguson, Missouri, police officers who killed unarmed black men will not face criminal charges or trials. Protests continue on the streets of New York City over the NYPD chokehold death of Eric Garner, a week…

Honoring service & connecting generations

Army veteran Bill O’Brien, president of the Menlo Home Residents’ Council, reads a letter from one of the kids at the college child care center, while Christopher Pellegrino of Old Bridge, the president of the Middlesex Veterans and Servicemembers Association, looks on.

Students from the Middlesex County College Veterans and Servicemembers Association, along with Democracy House, visited residents at the Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park in Edison over the Thanksgiving break. The students toured the facility, chatted with the residents, and served delicious apple…

$219,000 conference table draws fire

Kean University President Dawood Farahi is again at the center of criticism for a decision to spend $219,000 on a custom-built, multimedia conference table that was purchased from a company in China without competitive bidding. Farahi and a Chinese Communist Party…