Moving Forward With School Funding Reform

 By Assemblyman Joseph Vas Six years ago when I ran for the Assembly, one of my objectives was to strengthen our public schools. For years, the Legislature sought a solution to the oft-controversial process of allocating state tax dollars to…

Local Authors Document Perth Amboy’s Past

 PERTH AMBOY – Two local authors compare vintage photography with their contemporary images in a new book that looks at Perth Amboy’s past and present. Paul W. Wang and Katherine A. Massopust hope that their book, Then & Now: Perth…

Dealing with Debt Collectors

  It’s not uncommon to fall behind on debt payments, particularly in a troubled economy. If you have missed payments on your mortgage, credit card or other outstanding debt, you may hear from a debt collector at some point, if…

Heart Walk Planned For May

CRANFORD—The American Heart Association’s Greater Union County Start! Heart Walk is set for Saturday, May 30 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the walk at 10:30 a.m. Presented nationally by Subway, Healthy Choice and…

A Grocery List For Women’s Nutrition Week

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – A, C, and D are not just letters of the alphabet. In nutritional terms, they’re vital nutrients for women. Vitamins found in healthy food choices are just one way that women can meet their special nutritional needs…