Couple sought in stabbing, beating

Authorities are searching for a man and a woman who have been charged with a brutally violent attack on another couple on Smith Street in Perth Amboy. Jesus Gonzalez, 35, and Jashira Figueroa, 25, are being sought in the Smith Street attack,…

New Jersey’s pension funds sue Christie

New Jersey’s three largest public worker pension funds filed a lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie, challenging his decision to cut employer contributions this year to the heavily indebted retirement programs. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Public Employees…

Pugsley Addams actor died this week

Kenneth Patrick “Ken” Weatherwax, the child actor best known for having played Pugsley on the Addams Family television series, died on December 7, 2014. Born in Los Angeles, California, on September 29, 1955, Weatherwax found it difficult to get work…

Protesters in Princeton condemn police violence

Hundreds of protesters staged a mass protest blocking Nassau Street in Princeton in a show of condemnation for official inaction in response the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island. Protesters across the nation continue to…

Wall Street’s Democrats

In Washington’s coming budget battles, sacred cows like the tax deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable donations are likely to be on the table along with potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But no one on Capitol Hill…

Spacecraft landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth

An unmanned scientific spacecraft that landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth one month ago made a ten year journey funded by the European Space Agency, an international group overseeing the probe of a comet designated 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. On November 12, 2014, the robotic lander Philae that accompanied…

Linden High School remembers Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor survivors will recall the Japanese surprise attack and attend ceremonies around the nation on Sunday. On Tuesday, December 9, the Linden High School History Department will host commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, its first Pearl Harbor Remembrance…