Homeless Man Charged In Fatal Fire

ELIZABETH – A 19-year-old homeless admitted setting a fire that lead to the death of a city firefighter earlier this month. Emilio Vasquez has been charged with arson and felony homicide, but a not guilty plea was entered on his…

College Degree Is Cause For Extra Celebration

ELIZABETH—When Thomas Frazier graduated from Rowan University’s College of Communications in December, there was cause for a little more celebration than usual. Frazier is the first member of Community Access Unlimited to graduate from a four-year college program in the…

Cold Weather Safety Tips From Hospital Physicians

ELIZABETH—The Emergency Department physicians of Trinitas Regional Medical Center offer the following suggestions for being safe during severe cold weather. There are big health risks to infants, the elderly, travelers and pets when the temperature drops to freezing and below;…

Fundraiser To Help Sick Clark Boy

CLARK – P.B.A. Local #125 and American Legion Post #328 will host a benefit for 4-year-old Clark resident Jason Greenbush on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Arthur L. Johnson High School on Westfield Avenue. Greenbush…

Giving Back To The Community

  Giving Back To The Community—Waliyy Dixon, a 1992 Linden High School All State Basketball honoree and a Street and Smith Magazine All American H.S. Basketball Player, came home to Linden on Jan. 3, to sponsor a free basketball skills…

‘Bravo’ To Monmouth CountyDemocrats

by James J. Devine Last week, I reported that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman. Freeholder John D’Amico Jr. said communication with the…