Lautenberg: “Duty” To Party?

STATE – New Jersey Republicans found little humor in a comment Sen. Frank Lautenberg apparently intended as a joke while being interviewed at the Democratic National Convention this week. During an ABC World News segment about parties hosted by lobbyists,…

City Mourns Fallen Police Officer

PERTH AMBOY – The city mourned a fallen police officer Monday. Officer Thomas Raji was killed in an early Friday morning car accident while he was transporting a prisoner. Raji’s body was carried to Holy Spirit Church on a horse-drawn…

AAA Urges Motorists To Drive Carefully As Kids Head Back To School

STATE—As the end of summer rapidly approaches and millions of children are preparing to return to school next week, the AAA New Jersey Automobile Club is urging motorists stay alert and drive carefully in neighborhoods and school zones, through its…

Edison Switches School Bond Referendum Date

EDISON – After drawing extensive criticism from the township’s Jewish community, Edison school board officials agreed to change the date of next month’s school bond referendum to Dec. 9. The election was originally scheduled to fall on Rosh Hashanah, one…

Thieves Target Truck Fuel Tanks

UNION COUNTY – The high price of diesel fuel is making the contents of tucks’ fuel tanks an attractive target for area thieves. Last week, thieves siphoned off 160 gallons of diesel fuel from the tanks of three trucks parked…

Linden Church Dedicates New Addition

LINDEN – The congregation of the Reformed Church of Linden recently celebrated the dedication of the new handicapped-accessible addition to the church during a worship service of praise and thanksgiving. The new elevator with a street level entrance on North…

Clark Plans CERT Training Program

CLARK—The Township of Clark is planning on holding another Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Program in the fall, if there is sufficient interested. The township has previously conducted four classes for the general public and one class for various teachers…

America’s 9/11 Ride

America’s 9/11 Ride—Over 900 motorcycles participated in the America’s 9/11 Ride that traveled from Washington D.C. to the site of the World Trade Center Towers in New York City on Saturday, Aug. 16. Bikers were welcomed to Linden for a…