Cryan, DeFilippo, Devanney Among Top Tax Takers

UNION COUNTY—While many Americans cannot find employment and even public employees are losing their jobs, one New Jersey government lawyer strung together eight taxpayer-funded posts for a total income of more than $320,000 in 2008. Damian Murray, a municipal court…

Accused Murderer Arrested In Sayreville

SAYREVILLE—A murder suspect who had evaded police for three years was arrested last Friday after being featured recently on the television show “America’s Most Wanted.” Carlos Thompson was arrested at 3:15 p.m. on May 15 in a townhouse on Farnham…

Rahway Councilman’s Assault Case Delayed

CLARK – A Clark municipal court judge postponed the hearing on assault charges against Rahway City Councilman Bobby Akbar last week to allow the defense time to review new evidence. Akbar, 32, a fifth grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School,…

Edison Gets $1.5 Million Developer’s Fee

EDISON – Last week, Mayor Jun Choi accepted a developer’s fee from Hartz Mountain Industries – the redeveloper of the former Ford Motor Co. plant – that will go toward tax relief. Hartz President Emanuel Stern presented Choi with a…

Clark Residents Fight Cancer

CLARK—Cancer doesn’t sleep. And neither will the American Cancer Society until a cure is found.  Residents of Union County and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors, and remember those lost to cancer at the…