Police Suspect Arson Caused Playground Fire

WOODBRIDGE –The Woodbridge Township Police Department is actively investigating a suspected arson fire that destroyed more than $25,000 in newly installed playground equipment at the 5th District Park & Playground located in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township.    According to Police Chief…

Newark Man Sentenced To Prison As Leader Of Auto Theft Ring

 TRENTON—An Essex County man has been sentenced to state prison for leading an auto theft ring that targeted luxury cars, Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced last week.  Saladine Grant, 34, of Newark, was…

Perth Amboy Mayor Outlines Efforts For 2010 Census

PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz outlined the city’s plans to reach all residents at a press conference to mark the 2010 Census “one-year-out” milestone held on Wednesday, April 8. She was joined by Ligia Jaquez, Deputy Regional…

Does Marriage Need Saving?

 By James J. Devine Divorce and adultery are severe threats to the institution of marriage, as well as to the ‘nuclear family’ we once believed was ‘normal’ in America. A group based in New Jersey called the National Organization for…

Do You Know The ABCs Of Diabetes And Eye Health?

 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Did you know that an estimated 17.9 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 57 million people are at risk of getting the disease? What many of these individuals may not know is that…

On The Hunt

  On The Hunt—Junior Kindergarten students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison hunted down some colorful plastic eggs on the morning of Thursday, April 9, on the school campus courtyard. Edison residents Nicole Ling and Ananya Murlidharan are pictured, above,…

Easter Came Early

Easter Came Early—Mrs. Rodrigues’ Pre-K 3-year-old class at St. John the Apostle School, Clark had a special visit from the Easter Bunny (who was assisted by eighth grader Rebecca Rodger).  The student council took time to hide the eggs for…

What a Difference an Hour Makes

MADISON, Wis. – Stroke experts know that there’s a small window during which the main clot-busting drug, tPA, can be safely given. But studies are showing that window could safely be expanded from the previous benchmark of three hours to…

Financial Advice for New Parents

 A new baby is a joyous addition to any family. But children also bring added financial responsibilities for new parents. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) offers the following advice on making the right financial choices: Create…