Obama jobs record highlighted

The White House highlighted President Obama’s economic record as American businesses added 10 million jobs over the last 54 months, marking the longest streak of private-sector job growth in American history. “While there’s still a lot more work to do,…

Voice of the People: Remember Steve Biko

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE by James J. Devine On this day in 1977 Stephen Biko was murdered by South African Police. Biko was an advocate for freedom in the nation divided by apartheid, where the vast majority of people with…

New Jersey going wild on Saturday and Sunday

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection’s fifth annual New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo, which celebrates the state’s natural resources and outdoor heritage, will be held this weekend, rain or shine, at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson…

Free Zumba Extended in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ – Due to community excitement and popularity, The Gateway Family YMCA –Rahway Branch is extending the free weekly Zumba class, held at the Rahway Train Station Plaza every Wednesday evening at 7:15pm through October 29th. Free weekly Speed…

Berkeley vs. Big Soda

by Robert Reich I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me…

Noam Chomsky predicting the end of the world

Noam Chomsky, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is predicting the end of the world in a column published by many newspapers and websites:   It is not pleasant to contemplate the thoughts that must be passing through the mind…

…jazzville skyline:…sweet home alabama…

by rocky-o There’s a place down south called ‘Muscle Shoals’…It also happens to be the name of a legendary recording studio, as well as the title of a recent documentary that will satisfy every single music lover regardless… All I…