“Bath Salts” Drug Raids Lead To Arrests

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Six individuals have been arrested in a series of narcotics raids that also led to the seizure of more than $163,000 in synthetic marijuana and a chemical powder known as “bath salts,” which were being sold illegally at three smoke shops and a gas station convenience store in Middlesex County, Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.

Movie Review: “Contagion” – Spread the Word

Director Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion” incubated a dread in me months ago when coming attractions first warned of its inevitable breakout in theaters. So it’s good I was able to vaccinate myself against that preconception in just the nick of time. Otherwise I would have been prejudiced against what is certainly not your typical disaster movie.

Travel & Parking Tips For MusicFest

UNION COUNTY – The 2011 Union County Fair at Oak Ridge Park in Clark gets underway this afternoon, featuring a full slate of carnival rides and attractions along with free MusicFest concerts each day until Sunday, Sept. 18.

Munn Won’t Quit

ELIZABETH — A lawyer representing Board President Marie Lynn Munn has denied rumors that she will resign Thursday from the the Elizabeth Board of Education seat she has held since 2007.