For years I had heard about the horrors of cancer but never had it affect my life like it did seven years ago. My father, Richard, lost a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer, devastating our tight-knit family and taking away an active member of the Clark community with the Clark Historical Society as well as a teacher and friend.
CLARK—Representing St Agnes School in Clark, seventh grade student Jessica Seib read her winning Christopher Columbus essay to a crowd of people gathered at the Clark Italian Festival held Columbus Day weekend.
JERSEY CITY—For the second straight outing, the New Jersey City University men’s soccer team outshot an opponent yet suffered a three-goal setback.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice David Cagua, son of Luz Stella Garcia of Elizabeth and Edgar Cagua of Lawrenceville, Ga., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Cagua completed a…
MOUNT LAUREL—Having some fun on the links, Ottis “OJ” Anderson (foreground), a retired New York Giants running back, gives his teammates some football pointers, as they get ready to tee off at the recent Score for the Cure celebrity golf outing in Mount Laurel.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Police arrested a New Brunswick man this morning in connection with an Oct. 23 homicide, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.
ELIZABETH—Ermina Errico, a Garwood resident accused of controlling her daughter’s life, forcing her to wear trash bags as clothing, pled guilty in Union County Superior Court this morning to neglect, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
BOSTON – Though most polls are showing the New Jersey governor’s race to be dead even between incumbent Democratic Governor Jon Corzine and former U.S. Attorney and Republican challenger Chris Christie, a new poll by Suffolk University signals that Corzine (42 percent) leads comfortably over Christie (33 percent), with independent Chris Daggett trailing with 7 percent.
LINDEN—John Brek, 55 of Linden, has been charged by state authorities with making threats against President Obama, receiving stolen property, and possession of hollow point bullets, but he may also face criminal complaints in federal court.