Politics Prompted Probe

ELIZABETH — A South Jersey congressman encouraged federal education auditors to pursue a witch hunt against the Elizabeth school board that Mayor Chris Bollwage could exploit for political purposes.

Legal Coup in Linden

LINDEN — Moments after Mayor Richard Gerbounka, Council President James Moore and others were sworn into the offices to which they were elected in November with a clear mandate for change, status quo advocates effectively seized control of the city.

Community Calendar

Blood Drive • Jan. 15 from 12:30 –6:30 p.m. and Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. –5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566