Rodriguez’s Home Run Beats Bears

NEWARK – Luis Rodriguez continued his assault on Newark Bears’ pitching by collecting a run-scoring triple and a three-run homer, good for five RBI, leading the Bridgeport Bluefish to an 8-6 victory over the Bears Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.

Massive AIDS Program Cuts Leave Some ‘Helpless And Hopeless’

FROM CLIFFVIEW PILOT: The letters began hitting mailboxes late last week. For 967 recipients in New Jersey, the contents hurt: Facing its smallest budget in five years, the state changed eligibility requirements for those covered by its AIDS Drug Distribution Program, which pays for thousands of dollars in medications for low-to-middle-income, underinsured people who are HIV-positive.