Crafting Hope

EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, organized an arts and crafts workshop for children attending the 20th Annual Edison Family Day at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center at Raritan Center in Edison on May 16.

Jersey City Woman Gets Six Years For Role In Human Trafficking Ring

TRENTON – A woman was sentenced to prison today for acting as a boss over the prostitutes in a human trafficking ring in Jersey City in which women were induced to use heroin and cocaine and were beaten if they did not turn a daily quota of tricks, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.

Middlesex County College Holds 43rd Annual Commencement

EDISON — The largest class in Middlesex County College history – 1415 students – graduated Thursday, May 20 at the 43rd annual Commencement exercises witnessed by more than 3500 guests under sunny skies on the college green.

McCormick Calls For Fair Election

UNION COUNTY — Voting machine flaws discovered in the February 2008 presidential race have not been corrected, according to a Democratic candidate for County Clerk.

There’s No County Accountability

UNION COUNTY — Nobody got fired when taxpayers shelled out $800,000 in damages and legal fees for two employees who proved they were passed over for promotion so the son of Union Mayor Joseph Florio could get an $8,000 pay hike.