Safety Is A Year-Round Concern

By Assemblyman John Wisniewksi As the month of August comes to an end, thoughts of summer fun are replaced with lengthy to do lists and errands as everyone tries to get ready for the new school year. In September everything…

The Wounded Warrior Workplace Initiative

By Michael M. Shapiro Assemblyman Bob Straniere, a conservative Republican running for the 13th Congressional District seat in New York, recently announced the Wounded Warrior Workplace Initiative, a proposal to encourage the hiring of wounded veterans or their families by…

Orr Wins With Soul

By Jim Whelan Former Elizabeth High School and Rutgers University standout Raheem Orr helped the Jon Bon Jovi Philadelphia Soul to its first-ever arena football championship. Orr was a three-year starter at Elizabeth High School and helped lead the Minutemen…

Remembering the Past: Early Clark History

By Diane Norek Harrison CLARK-This is from my own past material dated 1882: This township was settled as part of the ancient borough or Elizabeth. In the early part of that history of that borough will be found the names…

Shootings Leave One Dead, Three Injured

ELIZABETH – One man is dead and three others are injured – one critically – after a pair of apparently unrelated shootings in the city last week. A 33-year-old man was shot and killed as he sat outside his Flora…

Mayor Backs McCain In Presidential Race

LINDEN – Mayor Richard Gerbounka, a one-time Democrat who turned independent in 2006, and four of the city’s councilmen endorsed Republican John McCain for president Monday. The move came on the eve of a McCain fundraising visit to the state.…

Carteret Dedicates Peter J. Sica Memorial Highway

CARTERET—Last Friday, against a backdrop of outgoing traffic, Mayor Daniel Reiman welcomed state and county dignitaries, residents, and friends and family of the late Mayor Pete J. Sica, for a rededication ceremony honoring the local hero that has become immortalized…