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Pharmacist Admits Filling Counterfeit Prescriptions for Cash, Faces 20-Years in Prison and $1 Million Fine

June 28, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — A pharmacist faces two decades in prison and a fine of $1 million, after pleading guilty for filling fake prescriptions in exchange for cash.

Anthony Duncan owned and operated Parkway Central Pharmacy in East Orange. The 61-year-old lives in Hillside.

He pleaded guilty in a Newark federal court to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to ...

Suspended Hillside Police Officer Faces Prison Time, Accused of Trying to Warn Gang Member Before Raid

TRENTON, NJ — A suspended Hillside Police Officer faces 30 years in prison, after prosecutors say he tried to warn a gang member that a law enforcement operation was about to happen at his home.

“There is no room for police officers who break the law and betray their duty, as alleged in this case," Attorney General Matthew Platkin said. “Officers who ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Union County Celebrates Plastic Free July by Asking Residents to "Take the Challenge"

The Union County Board of County Commissioners and Union County Clean Communities would like to encourage residents to celebrate and participate in Plastic Free July!

"Finding ways to go plastic free is easier than you think and residents can certainly do a lot on a personal level to help save the environment,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “The information ...

Saturday's Ribbon Cutting, Activities at Tëmike Park in Plainfield

June 19, 2022

PLAINFIELD, NJ — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Union County's new inclusive park and playground located in Plainfield on Saturday. Festivities at Tëmike Park included Drag Queen Story Hour, a Drag Dance-Off and What's the Word at Pride Slam Poetry. There were games and crafts, and LGBTQ+ organizations, allies and advocates on hand, too.

Tëmike means 'come ...

Independent Authors Book Expo Brings Together Writers from Across the Nation

July 4, 2022

The Roselle, NJ-based nonprofit Independent Authors Book Experience (IABX) will be hosting its 9th annual book expo in person on Sat., Aug 6th, 11AM - 5PM, at Linden Public Library, 31 East Henry St, Linden. Authors from around the nation will be gathering together to share their original works and to promote the love of literacy to all ages, while attendees can enjoy readings from the authors, ...