Soccer Champs

Soccer Champs—The Thunder soccer team won first place in the junior boys division. Pictured are the winning team with coach Jose Monroy, Jr. and Mayor Richard Gerbounka. (Photo courtesy of the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services)

Clerk Hosts Passport Fair

NEW BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office is hosting a passport fair in New Brunswick on Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.   The Middlesex County…

Free Job Training Course

CRANFORD – During the month of April, Union County College offer a free job training course to all Union County residents. All residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program. The career training course will…

Five Mistakes That Can Bust Your Budget

Making — and sticking to — a household budget can help you conserve cash and limit your credit needs in tough economic times. There are some traps, however, that can bust your budget quickly, despite your best intentions. The New…

Scandal Shocks Perth Amboy

Vas Collaborators One Admits Guilt… PERTH AMBOY — Jeffrey D. Gumbs, who was a top city administrator under former Mayor Joseph Vas, pleaded guilty Monday to theft, tampering with public records and the misapplication of the city’s property between April…

Heeding Criticism, Corzine Restores Property Tax Deduction

  STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine’s draconian budget proposal has drawn a lot of criticism, but the most controversial component was the plan to eliminate the property tax deduction on the state income tax for most New Jersey residents. Realizing…

Religious, Social Service Organizations Join Forces to Fight Hunger

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—A coalition of faith-based and social service agencies kicked off this afternoon a massive food drive to meet escalating demands for emergency food in Middlesex County. The Middlesex County Coalition to Combat Poverty and Hunger is appealing to residents…

Learn How To Green Your Lifestyle At Temple’s Environmental Fair

CLARK—Want to learn how you and your family can go “green?”  Temple Beth O’r / Beth Torah, in conjunction with Temple Beth Israel in Scotch Plains and United Synagogue Youth, are bringing together community organizations, local merchants, university professors and…