5 Graduating Eighth Graders Honored

CLARK – Earlier this month, five graduating eighth graders from Carl H. Kumpf Middle School were honored at a morning breakfast in the school’s media center for the distinction of being named to the Honor Roll all four marking periods of each of their three years in middle school.

Preschoolers Get A Music Lesson

CLARK — Students from Arthur L. Johnson High School Tri-M Music Honor Society visited the Clark Preschool to teach them about various instruments, rhythm and the high school and preschool students even played a song together.

Redistributing Wealth To Wall Street

Remember those dark days after the 2008 financial collapse, when Congress vowed it would get tough with the banks? Well, that resolve seems to be dwindling. A move to undo some of the reforms legislators were touting just months ago was barely stopped on June 8.

Rahway Police Make Drug Bust

RAHWAY – Police detectives arrested the owner and two employees of a West Grand Avenue convenience store after seizing 1,500 containers of synthetic marijuana and $9,000 in cash yesterday, according to Rahway Police Detective Capt. Joseph Simonetti.

Christie Trails Obama In New Poll

STATE – While Iowa Republicans continue to court Gov. Chris Christie as a potential presidential candidate, Christie doesn’t fare well in a hypothetical race against President Barack Obama, according to a new national poll.

MVC Agencies Offer Expanded Hours

TRENTON – Beginning July 2, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies will remain open until at least 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and will add Monday hours, MVC Chairman and Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced Thursday.