Lesniak To Feds: ‘Hands Off NJ Online Gambling’

TRENTON – In a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder, State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, the sponsor of legislation authorizing intrastate online gambling in New Jersey, reaffirmed that no federal law exists to preclude New Jersey from establishing such a program and that the federal government should not stand in the way of states choosing to exercise their rights.

Clark Police Blotter

July 21 at 10:30 a.m. – At Headquarters, Sgt. Pat Grady arrested Hamilton resident Michael Coker, 29, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.

New Jerseyan Suing FBI Agents

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Amir Mohamed Meshal, a natural born United States citizen, charging two agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 12 other unknown U.S. government officials for allegedly violating his Constitutional rights.

Echo Lake Park Hosts Free Jazz Concert

MOUNTAINSIDE — The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 51st season of music on Wednesday, July 27, with an evening of jazz performed by the Full Count Big Band. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.