Writer’s Block: Where Do We Go From Here?

It is less than two weeks into the New Year and tragedy has struck down innocent people in our country once again. This time, the culprit was one of us and not some suicide bomber from the Taliban spewing something like “Allah is good!” just before he blows up everyone in range.

Politics Prompted Probe

ELIZABETH — A South Jersey congressman encouraged federal education auditors to pursue a witch hunt against the Elizabeth school board that Mayor Chris Bollwage could exploit for political purposes.

Legal Coup in Linden

LINDEN — Moments after Mayor Richard Gerbounka, Council President James Moore and others were sworn into the offices to which they were elected in November with a clear mandate for change, status quo advocates effectively seized control of the city.

Community Calendar

Blood Drive • Jan. 15 from 12:30 –6:30 p.m. and Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. –5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566