Author Of New “Titanic” Novel To Appear At College

EDISON—On April 15, the 97th anniversary of the sinking of the ship Titanic, Middlesex County College will present the author of the new historical fiction novel, Titanic: The Untold Story.   What separates this novel from all other Titanic literature…

Organ Transplant Crisis: A New Approach

April is National Donate Life Month, and 100,000 people in the U.S. are racing the clock for their survival. They need an organ transplant, and over half of these individuals will die before getting their life-saving operation. The issue is…

Another Vas Collaborator Guilty

Plea shows taint infects school system PERTH AMBOY—Ana Pestrana, a part-time assistant recreation supervisor who is employed full-time by the city’s school district, became the second municipal employee to plead guilty to charges of using city funds to purchase items…

Couples With Disabilities Prove Love Enables

UNION COUNTY—Valentine’s Day came a little bit late for 22 couples this year as they celebrated their relationships at the annual Community Access Unlimited (CAU) Couples Night dinner held March 6 at Suburban Country Club in Union. Each year CAU…

Kumpf Middle School Helps People in Need

CLARK—Students at Carl H. Kumpf love competition, so they were up for the challenge to see which homeroom could bring in the most non-perishable items for a charity in Elizabeth. Their added incentive was a pizza party that the Clark…

Insurance Coverage You Shouldn’t Do Without

By Jason Alderman Some people looking to reduce expenses drop or trim their insurance coverage, gambling that they won’t become sick, have a car accident or suffer a fire or other catastrophe. Unless you’ve got unlimited savings, however, forgoing adequate…

Asthma Research Study Open to Qualified Participants

NEWARK—Each year, more than five million children seek medical care from their primary care providers for asthma related symptoms.  Asthma accounts for roughly 484,000 hospitalizations and 200,000 hospitalizations.   Children tend to experience increased asthma symptoms with the change of…