Female reproductive cancer doctors join St Peter’s

Two leading experts in the treatment of female reproductive cancers have joined the network of Saint Peter’s physician associates. Marie Welshinger, MD, and Michael Worley Jr., MD, care for patients on Easton Avenue, down the road from Saint Peter’s University…

The Wall Street Takeover of Charity

by Jesse Eisinger for ProPublica Donor-advised funds run by huge money management firms are exploding. Fidelity Charitable runs the second-ranked charity in the United States, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, behind United Way Worldwide. Charles Schwab’s is fourth and Vanguard’s is…

Couple sought in stabbing, beating

Authorities are searching for a man and a woman who have been charged with a brutally violent attack on another couple on Smith Street in Perth Amboy. Jesus Gonzalez, 35, and Jashira Figueroa, 25, are being sought in the Smith Street attack,…

New Jersey’s pension funds sue Christie

New Jersey’s three largest public worker pension funds filed a lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie, challenging his decision to cut employer contributions this year to the heavily indebted retirement programs. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Public Employees…

Pugsley Addams actor died this week

Kenneth Patrick “Ken” Weatherwax, the child actor best known for having played Pugsley on the Addams Family television series, died on December 7, 2014. Born in Los Angeles, California, on September 29, 1955, Weatherwax found it difficult to get work…