A Heart-Healthy Berry Meringue Dessert

A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole-grain and high-fiber foods, fish, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy products is the key to maintaining a heart-healthy diet. The summer is an opportune time to take advantage of fresh produce and begin incorporating fruits and vegetables in meals, snacks and even desserts.

Lawman Armed Outlaw

STATE—A deputy United States marshal was convicted of providing a firearm to a convicted felon who was arrested last year in Elizabeth and then lying about the matter to a federal grand jury.

Reputed Drug Kingpin Arraigned

ELIZABETH—After nearly three years on the run, the alleged kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing millions of dollars worth of heroin into the United States was arraigned inside a Union County courtroom last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.