Five Tips For Shopping At Liquidation Sales

One of the unfortunate consequences of a bad economy is a stream of liquidation sales, where retailers slash prices to unload merchandise before going out of business. Consumers can find some great bargains at these sales, but there are pitfalls to avoid in order to get a good deal.

My Sister’s Keeper – 2 & ½ popcorns

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. That is, unless they’ve seen director Nick Cassavetes’s “My Sister’s Keeper.” It’s not exactly the feel-good film you’ve been seeking. But if it’s a first-class, cathartic cry you’re after, be assured the adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s novel has a license to sadden. Even strapping he-men will bawl. Trust me.

EDITORIAL: Truth Matters

RAHWAY—Either somebody is lying or several government entities are acting contrary to the public interest, and although we like reporting good news there are times when citizens need to know the ugly truth in its entirety.

Corzine Closes $31 Million Prison

CAMDEN—New Jersey’s second newest prison, Riverfront State Prison, in Camden, has been shut down.

The last remaining inmates housed at Riverfront State Prison, a medium-security facility on the Delaware River in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, were moved from the site in June.

Cranford Hosts 4th Of July Fireworks

CRANFORD – A traditional 4th of July celebration is on tap for Cranford this year, complete with a fireworks display. As in past years, Cranford’s 4th of July celebration will be held in Nomahegan Park, part of the Union County parks system.