Corzine Should Not Count His Chickens…

By Michael M. Shapiro With approval ratings hovering in the 30s, Jon Corzine is preparing to seek a second term as Governor of New Jersey. The lopsided defeat of Rob Andrews might give the Chief of State supreme confidence that…

“You Don’t Mess with the Zohan" — 2 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Lest you be thought a fool, you don’t recommend “You Don’t Mess With the Zohan” without prefacing. Stuff like, ‘Maybe I’m crazy. I know it isn’t good filmmaking and it’s completely stupid, but hey,…

Remembering the Past: Woodbridge Businesses

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-I received an email from reader Todd Howell with feedback from my May 2 column on businesses around Woodbridge in 1953: “Dear Diane, In Hopelawn, Curtis Woodwork is listed at the same address, 75 New Brunswick…

As Gas Prices Climb, NJ Lawmakers Eye Price Controls

STATE – As fuel prices skyrocket, state legislators are taking a new look at an old law which regulates the price that retailers can charge for gasoline. National average gas prices climbed to over $4 a gallon Monday, up nearly…

OSHA Cites Linden Business After Worker Deaths

LINDEN – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited North East Linen for multiple alleged safety and health violations after a double fatality at the company’s Linden facility. OSHA initiated its investigation on Dec.…

ALJ Senior Earns $20,000 Scholarship

CLARK – John Monagle, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School, is at the head of an exclusive class. Monagle is one of only 12 seniors in the country to be named a “national” Toyota Community Scholar. More than…

Unico Presents Scholarships

Unico Presents Scholarships—Unico National’s Elizabeth Chapter recently presented scholarships to Cara Bani, Joseph Haines, Strawberry Gallagher and Louis Edward DiPaola (pictured left to right above). Also pictured in the background, are Unico President Joe Sutera and Deacon Joe Caporaso of…

Rahway Student Honored

Rahway Student Honored—Adriana Angrisani, a sixth grade student at Rahway Middle School, was chosen as an honoree representing Union County in the 30th annual Wallenberg Honors Program. The ceremony was held at Parsippany Hills High School, on Wednesday, May 13.…

Onwards And Upwards

Onwards And Upwards—Members of the Class of 2015 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison officially entered the sixth grade and Middle School on the morning of Wednesday, June 4, during a “Moving Up Ceremony” inside the school’s All-Purpose Room. Andrew…