If Martin Luther King, Jr. could visit our country this January, he would see a nation much changed and yet the same.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Two township men have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two 12-year-old girls, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka announced today.
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.
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.
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.
CLARK — Arthur L. Johnson Sophomore Joseph Bonaccorso was recognized by the Clark Township Board of Education for his altruistic endeavors and honors at the Board of Education’s Showcase of Success on Jan. 11.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) has been appointed to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
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
SCOTCH PLAINS — Community members are invited to a discussion of the book, “Three Cups of Tea,” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, at Willow Grove Church in Scotch Plains.