This year, the United States Supreme Court reversed years of precedent limiting how corporations may spend money to influence elections. This decision will substantially increase the importance of corporate influence in politics—both in determining who gets elected and how they decide once they are in office.
COLONIA — A Colonia woman has been arrested and charged with stealing $270,000 from the attorney trust account at her husband’s law office, where she worked as a secretary, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka is canceling the Halloween parade the city has held annually for the last 60 years and he predicted there is even more scary news on the horizon.
ELIZABETH — On Sunday, protesters demonstrated outside an Elizabeth warehouse building that was converted into the privately-administered Elizabeth Detention Center, where immigrants are held while waiting for the federal government to determine their immigration status or while awaiting repatriation.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — It was one year ago this month that College and county officials gathered in a parking lot on the Middlesex County College campus to break ground for Crabiel Hall, a state-of-the-art building that will house classrooms, computer labs, multipurpose rooms, offices and a culinary demonstration kitchen.
EDISON– In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Menlo Park Mall is joining with other Simon Property Group malls in the NY/NJ region to Paint the Mall Pink, a grassroots program designed to highlight breast cancer awareness that will also feature pink elements throughout the mall during the month of October.
EDISON — For many students, the essay is the most difficult and daunting component of the college application. Perhaps your student is completely overwhelmed by the essay and has no idea what to write, or maybe he or she has a draft that you feel needs some work.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OLD BRIDGE–After Florence Kroner’s serious bout with pneumonia and extended hospitalization at Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) in Old Bridge six years ago, her breathing was not the same.