Lautenberg, Menendez Announce More Than $195,000 For Domestic Violence Programs

U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg (left) and Robert Menendez (right)

NEWARK—New Jersey’s two U.S. senators, Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, today announced more than $195,000 in federal funding to support New Jersey organizations that serve victims of domestic and sexual abuse. The funding, authorized by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), will help two statewide coalitions coordinate victim support.

Retired Perth Amboy Educator Attends Democratic National Convention

Ana Mascenik

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ana Mascenik, who retired after a 34 year career as a teacher and principal in Perth Amboy and is seeking election to the City Council, is attending the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she will cast her vote as a delegate to nominate President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden for re-election in Wednesday’s formal roll call.