Essay Contest Winner

CLARK—Representing St Agnes School in Clark, seventh grade student Jessica Seib read her winning Christopher Columbus essay to a crowd of people gathered at the Clark Italian Festival held Columbus Day weekend.

Cagua Completes Basic Training

GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice David Cagua, son of Luz Stella Garcia of Elizabeth and Edgar Cagua of Lawrenceville, Ga., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Cagua completed a…

An UnFOREgettable Day

MOUNT LAUREL—Having some fun on the links, Ottis “OJ” Anderson (foreground), a retired New York Giants running back, gives his teammates some football pointers, as they get ready to tee off at the recent Score for the Cure celebrity golf outing in Mount Laurel.

New Poll Shows Corzine Leading

BOSTON – Though most polls are showing the New Jersey governor’s race to be dead even between incumbent Democratic Governor Jon Corzine and former U.S. Attorney and Republican challenger Chris Christie, a new poll by Suffolk University signals that Corzine (42 percent) leads comfortably over Christie (33 percent), with independent Chris Daggett trailing with 7 percent.

Obama Threat Gets Serious

LINDEN—John Brek, 55 of Linden, has been charged by state authorities with making threats against President Obama, receiving stolen property, and possession of hollow point bullets, but he may also face criminal complaints in federal court.