NJ Health Insurers Now Required To Cover Autism Treatment

TRENTON – New Jersey health insurers are now required to provide coverage for screening for autism and other developmental disabilities as well as any medically-necessary occupational, physical and speech therapy, under a new law signed last week by Gov. Corzine.…

Linden Woman Victim Of Purse Snatcher

LINDEN – A 41-year-old Linden woman who was walking on Elizabeth and Ziegler Avenues Monday night was the victim of a purse-snatching, police said. Just after 10 p.m. on Aug. 17, the victim was approached from behind by a heavyset…

Police Urge Residents To Be Aware Of Burglary Ring

UNION COUNTY—With startling frequency a band of criminals have been burglarizing homes in a number of western Union County municipalities, the authorities said. It is believed that between Nov. 25, 2008 and Aug. 6, 2009, the group has been responsible…

State Survey Shows 99.7 Percent Of NJ Classroom Teachers Are Highly Qualified

TRENTON—The sixth annual survey of teachers in New Jersey shows that nearly all of the state’s classroom teachers meet the federal definition of highly qualified teacher (HQT).  The survey also reveals that a 10 percent gap in the percentage of…

Musicians Entertain Campers

RAHWAY—Eugene Napoleon, director of the Rahway Summer Explorer Camp, poses with Duane Okun and Lou Panico of the music group Socratic who volunteered their time to entertained camp children at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

Look At Me And My Dancing Bear

LINDEN—These cute little tappers and their fuzzy friends stole the show at La Danse’s annual recital. At four years old, they dazzled the audience with their technique and happy faces. Taking a combo class of Ballet and Tap, they learn poise and coordination along with a sense of rythm and movement and social skills. Join them for classes at 10 N. Wood Avenue, Linden.