AAA Advises Adults And Children To Ride Bikes Safely

STATE—With warmer weather upon us, many people are taking to outdoor activities – bicycles, skateboards, scooters and in-line/roller skates.  May is National Bike Safety Month and AAA New Jersey reminds all adults and children to practice safe riding habits, including…

Seven Confirmed Cases Of Swine Flu In New Jersey

TRENTON –Seven New Jersey residents have confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza, which has been commonly referred to as ‘swine flu,’ according to test results from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There is also one probable case…

Violent Crime Surged, Gunfire Rings

ELIZABETH—Violent crimes in the city surged by one-third last year, while other offenses jumped 20 percent, according to data released by officials. Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow attributed a sharp rise in violent crime in Elizabeth to the mayor’s policy…

Seeing The Results Of Reinvestment

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas As President Barack Obama completes his first 100 days in office, we are beginning to see the fruits of his labor. His crowning achievement is the passage of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…

Elizabeth Memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are some memories from former Elizabeth resident Roger Stryeski: “Attached are some of my memories of Elizabeth in the 1970s.  Most are concerning food and where to get it. I came to Elizabeth and St.…

Pomp & Pageantry

Pomp & Pageantry—Newark Bears announcer Spencer Ross (left), General Colin Powell (center) and Newark Bears President/CEO Jim Wankmiller stand in awe of Patti LaBelle’s extraordinary talent as she sings the national anthem on the opening day of the Newark Bears…