STATE—Just one in five voters say New Jersey is on the right track and 66 percent say that the state is heading in the wrong direction, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Area communities will celebrate Independence Day this weekend. Carteret, Woodbridge and Edison are planning fireworks displays, while Perth Amboy will commemorate the holiday by ringing a replica of the Liberty Bell.
RAHWAY—Councilman Bobby Akbar, who is married and has three children, was arrested Feb 26 on domestic violence charges outside of Franklin Elementary School after he appeared to use his car to knock down another teacher, according to police who were at the scene.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A 44-year-old man from Piscataway died of complications from novel H1N1 Influenza A in JFK Hospital in Edison on Saturday.
ELIZABETH—Two men who broke out of Union County Jail in December 2007 received the maximum sentence for their crime on Friday.
TRENTON—Law enforcement officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on aggressive driving this summer, as part of the first statewide “Obey the Signs or Pay the Fines” initiative, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A grand jury indicted nine reputed gang members last Friday, charging that they were part of a drug distribution ring broken up by police in April.
NEW YORK – The Phoenix Suns drafted Rahway native Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft last Thursday.
Clark scored 1,245 career points at Rahway High School.
As we celebrate Independence Day, it is fitting that we free our government from the irrelevant cackling of the opposition party and legalized system of bribery that is commonly called, ‘lobbying.’