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U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

January 15, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Show Spirit at Pep Rally

EDISON, NJ -- Students, faculty, staff and parents at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison showed their school spirit at the Winter Pep Rally, held Jan. 6 in Laidlaw Gym.

The annual event included performances by the Middle and Upper School cheerleading teams and several entertaining games for students. Middle and Upper School students competed in a candy cane pickup, hula hoop contest and a ...

Union County Freeholder Vernell Wright Will Not Seek Re-Election Come November

UNION, NJ – Union County Freeholder and Union resident Vernell Wright, in the third year of her second term, has announced that she will not seek re-election in November.

“It has been my pleasure to serve the residents of Union County as a member of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the past five years,” said Wright in a letter.  “I have had the ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...