HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—On February 15, an event entitled “Voices from the Darkness,” offered two opportunities to attendees: a scathing, unapologetic criticism of America’s immigrant detention system and a hearty home cooked meal with members of the church community. The Reformed Church of Highland Park hosted the event, organized by Deportation
EDISON, NJ—On March 10, the citizens of Edison and Woodbridge will be casting ballots on new electronic voting machines for the first time in over two decades. While some of the Middlesex County’s new “ExpressVote XL” machines have already arrived at the Board of Elections warehouse in Edison, the bulk
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Chairman of the city’s Zoning Board spread bad information on his public Facebook page, some of it targeting his own political party. John Cox, a Mayor-appointed board member for 18 years, has repeatedly spread false claims about so-called “illegals” who “belong in jail” and attacks on “dummycrats”
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Mike Wolfthal started as the interim New Brunswick High School Athletic Director on November 25, according to TapInto New Brunswick. Wolfthal was previously the Athletic Director at Bishop Ahr, a Catholic school in Edison. In March, he announced his retirement from that position, shortly before the school changed
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The junior US Senator from New Jersey is struggling to have a breakout moment in a shrinking field of candidates for US President. Senator Cory Booker may have qualified for the November 20 Democratic Presidential Debate, the fifth of the campaign so far, but he has largely failed
TRENTON, NJ–Bob Smith, one of New Brunswick’s elected representatives, ordered State Troopers to arrest members of the public who clapped and cheered at a public hearing of one his committees on November 18. Governor Phil Murphy criticized the committee for its decision to have one activist in particular removed from
SAYREVILLE, NJ—Local elections were a mixed bag in Middlesex County, with an array of blowouts, dozens of seats going uncontested, but also many close races and even some votes that are still too close to call. Thirteen of the 25 towns in Middlesex County held Mayoral elections on November 5.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A state grand jury indicted a suspended Water Utility employee and two Hub City landlords on September 16. It’s just the latest big news that authorities have been keeping under wraps as their widening investigation into a half-million dollar city government scheme continues. The indictments accuse the suspended