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Car Vs. Hydrant Ends In Clark Water Works Late Saturday Morning

March 25, 2017

CLARK, NJ - A two-car crash in the vicinity of 152 Central Ave. in Clark late Saturday morning resulted in a traffic snarl and water flooding the roadway due to a damaged fire hydrant. Police had only a single lane of traffic headed in either direction on the road, causing heavy backups in both directions.

“There were minor injuries transported to the hospital and the ...

Second Fetus Found in Three Weeks in Newark at Passaic Valley Sewer

March 22, 2017

PATERSON, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was on the scene on Wednesday in Newark at the Passaic Valley Sewer (PVS) investigating a second fetus found in just the last three weeks.

Earlier this month, on March 2, the office launched an investigation after a fetus was found in one of the grates. That investigation is still ongoing.

Paterson is the biggest stakeholder in the ...

Negative Feedback Regarding Watchung Reservation Bike Trails

March 15, 2017

To the Editor:

Reflecting on the overwhelming negative feedback on March 7, 2017 at a Union County open meeting to permit mountain biking within the Watchung Reservation, as well as the negative comments at the March 9, 2017 Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting, this feedback would suggest that serious consideration be given to the following:


According to the 49 Union ...

Lance Statement on the American Health Care Act

March 25, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the vote on the American Health Care Act was canceled:

“Greater choice and competition will be the free-market forces that lower health care costs for all Americans.  The legislation Congress was considering this week missed that mark and did not meet my goals for an Obamacare replacement ...

Snow Blows

There is nothing quite so blissful as a snow day.  

 

The quiet beauty of gently falling flakes swiftly accumulating on the trees and lawns and roadways preventing any sort of travel to work.   Those two magic words:  School Closure.  Knowing that all there is to do is look out the window from your warm house and watch the clean cold blanket of winter stop all ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...