Reining In Out-of-Control Spending

By Michael M. Shapiro As New Jersey copes with its increasing budget woes, perhaps the Legislature should consider several measures that would help reduce out-of-control spending: unannounced audits and the elimination or transformation of pension credit for part-time government work.…

ALJ Grad To Pilot Shuttle Mission

Astronaut Kenneth T. Ham will pilot the space shuttle Discovery next month on a mission to bring a Japanese science laboratory unit to the International Space Station. Ham, a 1983 graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, will be making…

Brunch With The Mayor

ISELIN—Iselin Chemical Hook & Ladder Co. will host “Brunch with the Mayor” on Sunday, April 27 at 11 a.m. Iselin residents are encouraged to attend to meet Mayor John McCormac, Fourth Ward Councilman Jim Major, and members of the Woodbridge…

A Complaint-Free School?

RAHWAY—There is a lot less complaining going on at Rahway High School. Under the leadership of English teacher Annette Goodman, Rahway High School is encouraging students and staff to participate in the “21-Day Complaint-Free Challenge.” The program is run by…