The most troubling economic trend facing America this Labor Day weekend is the increasing concentration of income, wealth, and political power at the very top – among a handful of extraordinarily wealthy people – and the steady decline of the great American middle class.
PERTH AMBOY — While the school administrator complains that Board of Education (BOE) members waste money defending against her fight to keep a $172,000 job, Superintendent Janine Caffrey has squandered at least a million dollars by suspending more than a dozen teachers with pay and replacing them by substitutes.
PERTH AMBOY — A shooting near the Cathedral in broad daylight did not distract acting Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz from summoning NJ Transit officers to try breaking up a train station rally where Councilman Fernando Gonzalez was endorsing Democrat Billy Delgado for mayor.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present the 7th Annual Labor Day Weekend Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater on Pine Drive in Roosevelt Park in Edison. The gates will open at 3 p.m.