How Will Obama Be Remembered? Voters Mixed

How United States Presidents are viewed by history can change – sometimes dramatically – over time. Woodrow Wilson was barely re-elected in 1916, rejected by the Senate and voters in his bid for a League of Nations, and kept his…

Authorities identify dead body

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Authorities identified Ramon Lugo, whose dead body was discovered on Monday, in a wooded area in Perth Amboy. Police and investigators from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office reportedly found the 35-year-old man’s body near the Perth Amboy train tracks, in the…

Sports betting advances in New Jersey

TRENTON – Acting to remove legal obstacles in the effort to bring sports betting to New Jersey, the Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union), Senator Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic) and Senator Joseph Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) that would explicitly…

Fall Fun at the Linden Public Library

The Linden Public Library has weekly groups for babies and toddlers, ages six months through four years of age. These Terrific Toddler groups meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. During the groups, staff will read…

Sources say, ‘The fix is in’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Few political insiders believe Republican Governor Chris Christie is going to line up support for a massive tax increase, appoint Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno to a judgeship, resign to focus on his presidential campaign and leave Senate President Stephen M.…

Carteret house destroyed by fire

CARTERET – A fire destroyed a house early this morning in Carteret after it broke out at a home on Frederick Street around 5:30 a.m. Firefighters from Woodbridge assisted in containing the fire after a man walking his dog alerted the sleeping residents inside that he…