Outstanding Seniors Honored

Outstanding Seniors Honored—Union County Freeholder Rick Proctor (right) presents Margaret Menzaco and Joseph LaPlaca with resolutions congratulating them on being named The 2008 Outstanding Senior Citizens of the Year by the Linden Dept. of Recreation and Community Services on May…

Golden Knights Cheerleaders Win Again

Golden Knights Cheerleaders Win Again—St. Cecelia’s Golden Knights Rec. Cheerleaders of Iselin did it again! The cheerleaders rocked Virginia Beach Convention Center on May 4 and brought home two “World’s Best” titles. All three teams competed in the first annual…

First Communion

First Communion—The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist was celebrated for the first time with the second grade students of St. Mark’s Parish on Hamilton Street in Rahway on Mother’s Day, May 11th. Rev. William T. Morris, Pastor, celebrated the early…

FamilyCare Expansion Bill Clears Legislative Hurdle

Measure Would Set Stage for Affordable Health Care for All NJ Residents TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would expand eligibility and outreach of New Jersey FamilyCare in order to set the stage for affordable…

Bollwage Ignoring Minority Crime

ELIZABETH—New and old accusations of police misconduct and political indifference remain issues in the upcoming mayoral primary, in which Mayor J. Christian Bollwage faces a stiff challenge by Edward Bryant Koon, a senior officer at the county’s juvenile detention facility.…

Woodbridge to Host New & Exciting Summer Events in 2008

By Mayor John E. McCormac Hello Atom Tabloid Readers… I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone about the great events and happenings coming to Woodbridge this summer. Let’s start with Saturdays in downtown Woodbridge with the “bigger and…

The Debate Over Debates

By Michael M. Shapiro Congressman Rob Andrews, who is challenging Senator Frank Lautenberg in the Democratic Primary for the United States Senate in New Jersey, has demanded that Senator Lautenberg debate him seven times before the June Primary. Senator Lautenberg…

“Speed Racer” Can’t Get out of its Own Way – 2 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic It is alas ironic that “Speed Racer,” the Wachowski Brothers’s live-action adaptation of the series that originated as the Japanese anime “Mach GoGoGo,” is anything but swift. For all its colorful, dizzying, quick-splice freneticism,…